Here is a listing of some of our adult Indigenous books.
- Centering Anishinaabeg Studies: Understanding the World through Stories, edited by Jill Doerfler, Niigaanwewidam James Sinclair and Heidi Kiiwetinpinesiik Stark
- Chippewa Customs by Frances Densmore
- Coyote Medicine: Lessons from Native American Healing by Lewis Mehl-Madrona, M.D.
- Crazy Dave and Th!nk Indian: Languages are Beyond Price by Basil Johnston
- For King and Kanata by Timothy C. Winegard
- The Four Hills of Life: Ojibwe Wisdom by Thomas Peacock
- From Wooden Ploughs to Welfare: Why Indian Policy Failed in the Prairie Provinces by Helen Buckley
- Hidden in Plain Sight: Contributions of Aboriginal Peoples to Canadian Identity and Culture, edited by David R. Newhouse, Cora J. Voyageur, and Dan Beavon
- Invisible Women: WW II Aboriginal Servicewomen in Canada by Grace Poulin
- The Ojibwa Dance Drum: its History and Construction by Thomas Vennum
- Medicine Walk and Indian Horse by Richard Wagamese
- Te Bwe Win: Truth by Ron Geyshick
- Treaty No.9: Making the Agreement to Share the Land in Far Northern Ontario in 1905 by John S. Long
- Where the Pavement Ends: Canada's Aboriginal Recovery Movement and the Urgent Need for Reconciliation by Marie Wadden
You can find more in our online Catalogue under:
*For more information on the assigned subject headings, please refer to Library and Archives Canada's Canadian Subject Headings.
If you're looking for Children's Materials, check out our KidsOnline Catalogue's Picture-It! First Nations resources.
First Nations Communities Read is is an annual reading program launched in 2003 by the First Nations public library community in Ontario. First Nation Communities Read selected and other recommended titles:
- encourage family literacy, intergenerational storytelling, and intergenerational information sharing;
- are written and/or illustrated by, or otherwise involve the participation of a First Nation, Métis, or Inuit creator;
- contain First Nation, Métis, or Inuit content produced with the support of First Nation, Métis, or Inuit advisers/consultants or First Nation, Métis, or Inuit endorsement.
Canadian Aboriginal Writing & Arts Challenge - The largest and most recognized art & creative writing competition in Canada for Aboriginal youth.
James Bartleman Aboriginal Youth Creative Writing Award - The James Bartleman Aboriginal Youth Creative Writing Award recognizes Aboriginal youth for their creative writing talent. Every year up to six Aboriginal students each receive the award of $2,500.
Native American Authors - This website provides information on Native North American authors with bibliographies of their published works, biographical information, and links to online resources including interviews, online texts and tribal websites.
North American Native Authors Catalog Online - K'wlipaio! Welcome to The North American Native Authors Catalog Online, your link to hundreds of Native authored books, cassettes and compact discs. We hope that our site will not only help you to find the literature, or music you are looking for, but also help you to learn more about Native Americans and our continuing history.