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Indigenous Book Club & Discover Indigenous Authors

This guide is a resource to support the University of Toronto Tri-Campus Indigenous Book Club. It brings together multi-media resources and works created by Indigenous authors and artists.

The Marrow Thieves

Here is some additional information regarding Cherie Dimaline's The Marrow Thieves.

Jully Black interviewing Cherie Dimaline for CBC.


Marrow Thieves - Additional resources

Dimaline's The Marrow Thieves was short listed for 2018's Canada Reads Award. 

Read why Jully Black thought that the book was the clear winner. 

Think Indian - Basil Johnston

Think Indian is a collection of essays and presentations that Mr. Johnston has delivered at numerous conferences and gatherings. All topics covered relate back to the critical need to protect and encourage indigenous languages. 

 Read an interview with Basil Johnston in Westman Journal to learn more about this captivating author. 

Image of Basil Johnston

Image source: Quill and Quire

Will I see - David Robertson; G. M. B. Chomichuk (Illustrator)

Will I See? is a collaboration between author David Robertson, GMB Chomichuk and musician isKwé. It presents the issue of missing and murdered indigenous women from the point of view of a young First Nations girl. 

Read more about this creative collaboration in CBC's article "Winnipeg artists collaborate on graphic novel about missing, murdered Indigenous women."

Also, check out CBC's podcast, Mission and Murdered: Who killed Alberta Williams, hosted by Connie Walker.