National Indigenous History Month 2023 – Read Indigenous History!

Here’s a good suggestion from Solomon Ratt in honour of National Indigenous History Month: Read Indigenous History.

awa pîsim misiwîskamik kânatahk kiskisitotawâwak ithiniwak kâ-kî-pî-isi-pimâtisicik.
ayamihtâtân masinahikana ita kâ-âcimocik ithiniwak.
mâk-ôma piyak.
ᐊᐘ ᐲᓯᒼ ᒥᓯᐑᐢᑲᒥᐠ ᑳᓇᑕᕽ ᑭᐢᑭᓯᑐᑕᐚᐘᐠ ᐃᖨᓂᐘᐠ ᑳ ᑮ ᐲ ᐃᓯ ᐱᒫᑎᓯᒋᐠ᙮
ᐊᔭᒥᐦᑖᑖᐣ ᒪᓯᓇᐦᐃᑲᓇ ᐃᑕ ᑳ ᐋᒋᒧᒋᐠ ᐃᖨᓂᐘᐠ᙮
ᒫᑰᒪ ᐱᔭᐠ᙮
This month is National Indigenous History month.
Let’s read books where Indigenous peoples tell their stories.
Here’s one.
The first title Sol nominates is Kisiskâciwan: Indigenous Voices from Where the River Flows Swiftly, edited by Jesse Rae Archibald-Barber, Regina: University of Regina Press, 2018.
Here’s another good suggestion (if you’re able):
Let’s read in Cree.
If you’re looking for suggestions, have a browse through the list has been building! And if you’ve got good books to suggest, please share them by adding a note in the comments below!

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