• 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

  • Destined to disappoint the hardcore fans

    Destined to disappoint the hardcore fans0

    Video game review: Destiny (PS3, PS4, XBOX 360, XBOX One) Although it was “only a video game” the Halo series made a significant cultural impact on the millennial generation when it was released in 2001. This Sci-Fi shooter was a breakout hit like Star Wars was in the 80’s and put Microsoft on the map

  • Anishinaabe storyteller releases new graphic novel0

    The Adventures of Rabbit and Bear Paws: Council of the Animals is the sixth title in the award-winning series by Ojibwe storyteller and author Chad Solomon. This 32-page graphic novel is published under Chad’s publishing company, Little Spirit Bear Productions (LSBP). LSBP is a Graphic Narrative company established in 2005 by the grandson of Art

  • Reading about the Creator’s game

    Reading about the Creator’s game0

    The Warriors is a children’s novel by Abenaki author and storyteller Joseph Bruchac. In this contemporary story, Jake Forrest, a 12-year-old Iroquois boy, tries to balance his reservation upbringing in an urban setting. The story begins with Jake playing his favourite sport, lacrosse, at his home community’s arena. Jake enjoys this team sport and has