Information

For more information visit the services and operations updates page

National Indigenous History Month

Posted on Monday, June 20, 2022

 National Indigenous History Month

[Image credit: Government of Canada]

To commemorate National Indigenous History Month, the uOttawa Library has put together a list of books and films featuring Indigenous stories and cultures. Many of these titles will be available to borrow from our display on the first floor of the Morisset Library starting on June 21st, National Indigenous Peoples Day. 

Books

Book cover featuring a burning fire.

 

Embers : one Ojibway's meditations - Richard Wagamese

 

 

 

 

 

 

Book cover featuring a a winter mitten

 

The education of Augie Merasty : a residential school memoir - Joseph Auguste Merasty; David Carpenter

 

 

 

 

 

 

Book cover featuring a constellation of stars in the shape of a howling wolf.

 

Green grass, running water - Thomas King

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Graphic novels

Book cover featuring a close-up of an Indigenous person's face

 

This place : 150 years retold

 

 

 

 

 

 

Book cover featuring Betty walking in front of car headlights.

 

Betty : the Helen Betty Osborne story - David Robertson; Scott B. Henderson

 

 

 

 

 

 

Book cover featuring a young Indigenous child standing in waist-deep water.

 

Sugar Falls : a residential school story - David Robertson; Scott B. Henderson; Donovan Yaciuk

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Films

Film cover of a dark forest and a chalk outline of a turtle

 

Mesnak - Yves Sioui Durand (French)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Film cover featuring an Alaskan Native woman.

 

Keep talking - Karen Lynn Weinberg

 

 

 

 

 

 

Film cover featuring several slides of wilderness

 

Kayak to Klemtu - Zoe Leigh Hopkins

 

 

 

 

 

 

Back to top