As Indigenous History Month begins, we are collectively mourning the loss of 215 Indigenous children at the Kamloops Indian Residential School on Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc. In the wake of this tragedy, it's the responsibility of Canadians to learn about our history and work toward reconciliation and decolonization.
To begin or continue learning, we invite you to browse a new online collection curated by Indigenous Initiatives and the Indigenous Student Centre at U of G, titled Exploring Indigenous Narratives and Worldviews. This collection highlights Indigenous writers, content, and research frameworks through a variety of literature, including research texts, children’s books, novels, storytelling, and memoirs.
We encourage you to take the time to educate yourself and explore the perspectives and experiences of Indigenous peoples. We hope that this collection provides you with valuable resources to do so.
The collection features books on a wide and rich range of topics and includes works like:
Dammed: The Politics of Loss and Survival in Anishinaabe Territory by Brittany Luby
A Recognition of Being: Reconstructing Native Womanhood by Kim Anderson
Indians on Vacation by Thomas King
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