The following are suggested resources, literature (electronic format) and films in celebration of National Indigenous Peoples Day
Indigenous Literature (available to the Ryerson community online)
For additional information, visit Indigenous Literatures and Authors
God and the Indian: A Play / Taylor, Drew Hayden
Many of Taylor’s plays are available in digital format from the series: North American Indian Drama
Other First Nation writers from Canada represented in this collection include Tomson Highway, Daniel David Moses, Yvette Nolan, Marie Clements, and Shirley Cheechoo.
My Home As I Remember / Eds. Lee Maracle and Sandra Laronde.
Kiyâm: Poems / McIlwraith, Naomi
The Thunderbird Poems / Ruffo, Armand Garnet
One Drum: Stories and Ceremonies for a Planet / Wagamese, Richard
The Truth About Stories: A Native Narrative / King, Thomas
Why Indigenous Literatures Matters / Justice, Daniel Heath
Seasons of Hope: Memoirs of Ontario’s First Aboriginal Lieutenant-Governor / Bartleman, James
Legacy: Trauma, Story, and Indigenous healing / Suzzane Methot.
Indigenous Writes: A Guide to First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Issues in Canada / Vowel, Chelsea.
Unsettling Canada: A National Wake Up Call / Manuel, Arthur, and Grand Chief Ronald M. Derrickson.
Documentary films (available to the public online):
The Pass System: Life Under Segregation in Canada / Williams, Alex
Trick or Treaty? / Obomsawin, Alanis
Kanehsatake: 270 Years of Resistance / Obomsawin, Alanis
Celebrating Indigenous Storytellers Portal available from CBC Gem
Library subject guides (available to the Ryerson community):
Additional resource (available to the public online):