• Book celebrates an accomplished mohawk legal scholar

    Book celebrates an accomplished mohawk legal scholar0

    Journeying Forward: Dreaming First Nations’ Independence remains a powerful and thoughtful discussion of First Nations and self-government in Canada. Its author, Patricia Monture-Angus (September 24, 1958 – November 17, 2010), was a noted Mohawk legal scholar and activist. Her 1999 book details her personal argument for First Nations’ independence rather than self-government. The author’s experiences

  • ‘Dreaming in Indian’ defies stereotypes

    ‘Dreaming in Indian’ defies stereotypes0

    Dreaming in Indian: Contemporary Native American Voices is a visually stunning and thought-provoking anthology featuring the work 46 First Nations, Inuit and Métis artists. Both established and first-time authors, musicians, poets, filmmakers, photographers and creative thinkers contribute to the book on such questions as identity, authentic voice and honesty. This collection, published by Annick Press,

  • Exciting children’s books provided for First Nations’ local libraries

    Exciting children’s books provided for First Nations’ local libraries0

    GoodMinds.com supports First Nations Community Libraries in several ways. One of the ways we help is by offering a selection of book titles chosen by experienced First Nation Public Librarians in Southern Ontario. This collection of recommended books for an annual reading program was launched in 2003 by the First Nations public library community. The

  • Residential Schools History Book Launched in Toronto

    Residential Schools History Book Launched in Toronto0

    Residential Schools, With the Words and Images of Survivors, is a book documenting and honouring the history of the survivors and former students who attended residential schools. Designed for the young adult reader as well as the general reader, this accessible, 112-page history offers first-person perspectives of the residential school system in Canada, as it

  • Celebrating Ongwehowe Authors (Continued)

    Celebrating Ongwehowe Authors (Continued)0

    The Rotinonshonni: A Traditional Iroquoian History Through the Eyes of Teharonhia:wako and Sawiskera by Mohawk scholar Brian Rice offers a comprehensive history based on the oral traditions of the Rotinonshonni Longhouse People, also known as the Haudenosaunee or Iroquois. Drawing upon J. N. B. Hewitt’s translation and the oral presentations of Cayuga Elder Jacob Thomas,

  • Celebrating Ongwehowe authors

    Celebrating Ongwehowe authors0

    Today when teachers and education consultants visit GoodMinds.com in person or attend a book display, they most often request a title written by a First Nation author. Since the opening of GoodMinds.com in 2000, our website has tried to identify Indigenous authors and illustrators whenever possible. The following reviews offer an overview of our bestsellers