Highway of Tears by Jessica McDiarmid is an account of Indigenous women and girls who have gone missing or have been found murdered through stories of their lives .The 725-kilometre stretch of highway in British Columbia known as Highway of Tears or Highway 16, includes the River Skeena, and has sparked a national crisis of tragedy and travesty for the missing and murdered women and girls who are associated with it.
A Mind Spread Out On The Ground is a series of related essays that form a story of pain, depression, trauma, racism and colonialism retold from Alicia Elliott's (Tuscarora) experiences. It reflects on the physical impact of oppression on the body, of loss of language, stress levels and health.This book covers contemporary issues in a humorous, yet poignant way leaving the reader pondering on these profound reflections.
UNAVAILABLE This title is no longer available from the publisher Dream Wheels: A Novel by Ojibwe author Richard Wagamese received the Canadian Author's Association Award for Fiction for 2007. As well Wagamese was shortlisted for The Evergreen Award from the Ontario Library Association. This engaging novel brings together the shattered lives of a First Nations rodeo competitor, a mixed-race youth recently released from prison, the youth's battered mother, and the loving First Nations family of the disabled rodeo star.