Suggested list of resources – Books, Articles and

Suggested list of resources
Books, articles, sites
For new staff members to advance their knowledge of aboriginal culture &
Legacy: A Historiography and Annotated Bibliography. Lawrence J Barkwell,
Leah Dorion and Darren Prefontaine. Metis Winnipeg: Pemmican Publications
Inc. and Saskatoon: Gabriel Dumont Institute, 2001.
Ways of Knowing: An Introduction to Native Studies in Canada
Yale D. Belanger, University of Lethbridge
The Dispossessed; Life and Death in Native Canada. Geoffery York
Knots in a String. Peggy Brizinski: University of Saskatchewan
Return to the Teachings. by Rupert Ross: Penguin Books
An Anthology of Native Canadian Literature (2nd Edition) David Daniel Moses
and Terry Goldie. Oxford University Press.
For a lighter read:
April Raintree by Beatrice Culleton
Half-Breed by Maria Campbell
Love Medicine by Louise Erdrich
The Wind is My Mother: The Life and Teachings of a Native American Shaman.
By Bear Heart
Brothers in Arms by Jordan Wheeler
Dance me Outside by W.P. Kinsella
Born Indian by W.P. Kinsella
Specific Authors
Thomas King
Harold Cardinal
Basil Johnston
Rita Joe
Maria Campbell
Marion Tuu’ luq
Beatrice Culleton
Drew Haden Taylor
Richard Wagamese
George Copway
CBC 8th Fire Series related links and information
Aboriginal Canada portal – federal site. There is a lot of information here and
under the heading “Language, Heritage and Culture.
Toronto health centre brochure publications on medicine, smudging and
University of Manitoba – Aboriginal Books; A selected bibliography of
recommended titles
Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs – representing Manitoba First Nations
Manitoba Metis Federation
Manitoba Inuit Urban Association