news | Wednesday May 23, 2012

Aboriginal Awareness Week in 2012

This marks Aboriginal Awareness Week in Canada. Celebrated annually, this week offers Canadians an opportunity to learn more about the history of Canada as well as Aboriginal culture today.

On May 24, Victoria’s Poet Laureate Janet Rogers will be presenting the results of her research into the Pauline Johnson Collection and NMAI, and sharing her inspirations at the Native Education College in Vancouver.

It is also as good a time as any to check out some of Talonbooks’ titles about First Nations’ subjects, including the following books:

A Guide to BC Indian Myth and Legend
Dead White Writer on the Floor
Discovery Passages
Ernestine Shuswap Gets Her Trout
Gabriel Dumont Speaks
Indian Myths & Legends from the North Pacific Coast of America
Lasagna: The Man Behind the Mask
News: Postcards from the Four Directions
The Berlin Blues
The Edward Curtis Project: A Modern Picture Story
The Lil’wat World of Charlie Mack
The Pleasure of the Crown
The Porcupine Hunter and Other Stories
The Unnatural and Accidental Women
Tombs of the Vanishing Indian
Two Houses Half-Buried in Sand
Where the Blood Mixes
Write It on Your Heart: The Epic World of an Okanagan Storyteller

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