Broad Winged Hawk: A Book of Poetry and Short Stories is a collection of short stories, editorials, and poems by Kitigan Zibi Algonquin writer Albert Dumont. The book is organized into themes that focus on personal healing issues as well as the seasons, residential schools, honouring veterans, challenging racism, respect, women, and love. Of particular note is a short drama called The Canoe where a mean-spirited teacher challenges the First Nation boy's identity and attempts to humiliate him in a classroom of non-Native students. The poems evoke memory and emotions in their simplicity and truth. This book is an excellent resource for the adult literacy learner as well as students who require texts with high interest and low vocabulary.