'A Matter of Conscience' follows the lives of Brenda and Greg, born at similar times. Brenda was taken in the Sixties Scoop from northwest Ontario and given to a White family; Greg is the only child of a small town Ontario couple. Their lives intersect in unexpected ways and their story weaves politics, injustices, and atrocities into a story of love, despair, redemption, and reflection.
The Queen at the Council Fire: The Treaty of Niagara, Reconciliation, and the Dignified Crown in Canada is the 2015 published account of the significance of the Crown in terms of truth, reconciliation, and the 1764 Treaty of Niagara. Waterdown secondary school teacher presents his personal interpretation of the place of the British Crown in Canada in relation to the various First Nations especially the Ojibwe.
Dr. Oronhyatekha: Security, Justice, and Equality written by Keith Jamieson and Michelle Hamilton is the first fill biography about the Mohawk physician Peter Martin. Known locally and worldwide as Dr. Oronhyatekha (“Burning Sky”) was born on the Six Nations of the Grand River territory in 1841. He led an extraordinary life, rising to prominence in medicine, sports, politics, fraternalism, and business.
Author Rick Revelle is a member of the Ardoch Algonquin First Nation. His first book was I Am Algonquin, the first Algonquin Quest novel. Algonquin Spring: An Algonquin Quest is the second volume in his projected historical trilogy about his ancestors. In his second novel the action takes place after Mahingan thought he had lost his wife, Wàbananang (Morning Star). Later he learned she was still alive, taken captive by the Haudenosaunee. Now on a desperate quest to rescue her, Mahingan and his small family are wintering north of the Ottawa River near present-day Lachute, Quebec.
I Am Algonquin: An Algonquin Quest Novel is a young adult novel written by first-time author Rick Revelle, a member of the Ardoch Algonquin First Nation. After years of research which is evident from his bibliography, the author paints a fast-paced and action-packed picture of the Algonquin people during the fourteenth century. Located in the Ottawa Valley this Algonquin band of about sixty members deals with day to day survival issues while maintaining their alliances with the Nippissing, Huron (Wendat/Ouendat), and Omàmiwinini (Algonquin) against the Five Nations Iroquois.
Thirteen-year-old Jak Loren is a typical boy with the usual problems a family with older sisters and younger brothers presents. Never mind the troubles at school - bullies and girls! When Jak goes to the ravine near his home in Brantford, Ontario to get away from Steven Burke, a bully who's been tormenting him, he discovers the ravine has a history that's much older than he thought. He meets Grandfather Rock, who shares with him the story of the people who have lived near the ravine for thousands of years. Soon Jak's eyes are opened to a new world of beings and respect.
The Redemption of Oscar Wolf: A Novel is the most recent adult novel by James Bartleman. Writing the story based loosely on his family and community's early years, Bartleman creates the main character Oscar Wolf, an Ojibwe youth of 13 living in the Rama First Nation area. Set during the 1930s, the narrative tells the story of this First Nation boy who sets fire to the local town's business. It is his rage against white society that compels this outrageous action and the result is devastating to the small town and to Oscar.
His Majesty's Indian Allies: British Indian Policy in the Defence of Canada, 1774-1815 is a study of British-Indian policy in North America from the time of the American Revolution to the end of the War of 1812, with particular focus on Canada. Historian Robert S. Allen authored this study that examines British and Indian relations in Colonial America to 1774. He first discusses the importance of the Covenant Chain of Friendship then moves on to the American Revolution and the struggle for the Ohio Valley.
Arctic Thunder is an action-filled young adult sports novel with a twist. The storyline revolves around a fourteen-year-old teen whose father moves his small town family to Inuvik where he is stationed as an RCMP officer. Matt is completely attached to his championship box lacrosse team in Alberta. The move proves extremely difficult for the boy as he struggles to make new friends, leave current friends behind, and stop playing lacrosse, the sport he loves.