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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. 


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









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







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