Stray Dog Moccasins from Ningwagwe Learning Press is a young adult novel by well-known Métis/Cree author Marilyn Dumont. This adult literacy publisher has identified a need for contemporary stories for Aboriginal youth and delivers another compelling read for the reluctant readers. At 95 pages this novel captures the dreams of urban youth, Wryly, a young Métis man surviving on the streets of Edmonton while chasing his dream of becoming a filmmaker. Searching for love, hope and success while dealing with the loss of his beloved moccasins and the failing health of his aged mother.
UNAVAILABLE This title is no longer available from the publisher Initiations: A Selection of Young Native Writings is the 2007 publication of the Aboriginal Youth Challenge writing competition's winning entries. These 21 essays, poetic prose, fiction, non-fiction, biography, and poetry are written by accomplished Aboriginal youth over the three years of the Dominion Institute's Our Story Writing Challenge. The youth were given the general task of writing a narrative that portrayed a moment in time of First Nations history. The age categories were 14-18 and 19-29.