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  • The Setting Lake Sun

    The Setting Lake Sun

    The Setting Lake Sun, J.R. Léveillé's first novel set in his native Manitoba, describes the unforgettable encounter of Angèle, an aspiring young Métis architect, with Ueno Takami, an older Japanese...

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  • The Cast Stone

    The Cast Stone

    Ben Robe is a retired political science professor who has returned to his reserve at Moccasin Lake, Saskatchewan, to live out his life in relative peace and solitude. But the complications of a sud...

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  • Nobody Cries at Bingo

    Nobody Cries at Bingo

    Author and narrator Dawn Dumont paints a picture which goes beyond many cultural stereotypes. She talks about drinking and bingo and the toughness needed to deal with bullying by the other natives ...

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  • Glass Beads

    Glass Beads

    These short stories interconnect the friendships of four First Nations people — Everett Kaiswatim, Nellie Gordon, Julie Papequash, and Nathan (Taz) Mosquito — as the collection evolves over two dec...

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  • Corvus

    Corvus

    Corvus welcomes readers to a dystopian future not unlike our own where the illusions of an ideal society have been destroyed and rebuilt using technology and class warfare. By joining classical ele...

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  • Body Trade

    Body Trade

    Body Trade weaves together two stories of survival. The main narrative follows Rosie and Tanya, two young Canadian women who decide to leave the Northwest Territories and head south on an ill-conce...

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  • Blackbird Song

    Blackbird Song

    Drawing deeply from his Cree ancestors and equally from European and Asian traditions, Randy Lundy offers an exquisite series of meditations on memory, evanescence, and the land. This is the mind o...

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  • #IndianLovePoems

    #IndianLovePoems

    The poetic speaker, a First Nations Donna Giovanni, relates stories of her search for The One, or even better, that One-Night-Stand, in heated lines that fearlessly shed light on the intimacy and h...

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  • The House of Charlemagne

    The House of Charlemagne

    Louis Riel prophesied that a polyglot Métis nation would rise on the prairies five hundred years after his death, and that it would be called the House of Charlemagne. Tim Lilburn tracks the birth ...

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  • The Comic Book War

    The Comic Book War

    The Comic Book War

    It’s 1943 and World War II is raging. 15-year-old Robert Tourond is home in Calgary, but his three brothers are all fighting the Nazis.Robert follows the exploits of his favourite comic book heroes ...

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  • Outcasts of River Falls

    Outcasts of River Falls

    A shock is in store for well-bred young Toronto lady Kathryn when she travels to Alberta to live with her aunt. After the death of her father, Kathryn must go to live with her Aunt Belle in Albert...

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  • Little Voice

    Little Voice

    Eleven-year-old Ray feels like a misfit at school and in her family. Things have been hard for her family since her father's accidental death in a logging accident, and Ray has been unable to expre...

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  • Just Pretending

    Just Pretending

    A powerful short story collection from Cree-Métis author Lisa Bird Wilson. A nitanis (daughter) invents the mother she never knew. A fourteen-year-old girl struggles to come to terms with her feel...

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  • Fight for Justice

    Fight for Justice

    A visit to his beloved grandfather helps give Justice some ideas about bullying and how he might deal with it. When Trey bullies him and also attacks Charity, Justice can't understand why. He's af...

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  • Burning in this Midnight Dream

    Burning in this Midnight Dream

    Burning in the Midnight Dream is the latest collection of poems by Louise Bernice Halfe. Many were written in response to the grim tide of emotions, memories, dreams and nightmares that arose in he...

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  • 250 Hours

    250 Hours

    Jess and Sara Jean couldn’t be more different. He’s a loner with a criminal record; a Metis raised on the Reserve; the son of a residential school survivor. His time, when not spent with his mother...

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  • subUrban Legends

    subUrban Legends

    Joan Crate’s much-anticipated third book of poetry is equal parts revision and reverie, offering a mid-life view of childhood influences and expectations that is stirring, startling, and wise. Deli...

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  • Nimoshom and His Bus

    Nimoshom and His Bus

    Nimoshom loved to drive the school bus. Every day, on the way to and from school, he had something to say. Sometimes, he told the kids silly stories. Sometimes, he taught the kids a new word in Cre...

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      Fixed-layout ebooks retain the layout and typography of the original document. Therefore, they are very suitable for comic books and recipe books, for example, and can sometimes include enhanced or interactive content. Note that ebooks in the fixed layout EPUB format are fully supported by Cantook Station’s Web Reader and Adobe Digital Editions. However, they are incompatible with e-readers and reading applications, and do not adapt to screen size, making them difficult to read on devices with smaller screens.
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  • Night Moves

    Night Moves

    Stories

    As a window into the magic and medicine of the Northwest Territories, Richard Van Camp's fourth short story collection is hilarious and heartbreaking. A teenaged boy confesses to a vicious assault ...

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  • Godless But Loyal To Heaven

    Godless But Loyal To Heaven

    WINNER of the 2013 Georges Bugnet Award for Fiction. In Richard Van Camp's fictionalized north anything can happen and yet each story is rooted in a vivid contemporary reality. The stories offer a...

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  • Betty

    Betty

    The Helen Betty Osborne Story

    Helen Betty Osborne, known as Betty to her closest friends and family, dreamed of becoming a teacher. She left home to attend residential school and later moved to The Pas, Manitoba, to attend high...

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      Fixed-layout ebooks retain the layout and typography of the original document. Therefore, they are very suitable for comic books and recipe books, for example, and can sometimes include enhanced or interactive content. Note that ebooks in the fixed layout EPUB format are fully supported by Cantook Station’s Web Reader and Adobe Digital Editions. However, they are incompatible with e-readers and reading applications, and do not adapt to screen size, making them difficult to read on devices with smaller screens.
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  • What We Are When We Are

    What We Are When We Are

    Kaj smo, ko sm

    Working within a postmodern style, this rhythmic and melodious collection of poems originally written in Slovenian by Cvetka Lipuš and translated here by Tom Priestly, blends the real with the surr...

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  • Yukon Gold Mystery

    Yukon Gold Mystery

    In this thrilling adventure, ten-year-old Charlie is the target of two disreputable gold miners, one who may be a murderer. Charlie flees with his friend Claire, and the youngsters find themselves ...

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  • Twin Studies

    Twin Studies

    An engrossing, timely, and contemporary novel about the bonds between twins, about sexuality and gender fluidity, and about the messy complexities of modern family life — the much-anticipated new n...

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  • The Eavesdroppers

    The Eavesdroppers

    When social attitudes researcher Bill Harcourt puts an advertisement in the newspaper for ‘listeners’ to work on an unconventional project, he anticipates that his team of eavesdroppers will discov...

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  • Sharkasaurus

    Sharkasaurus

    Faith and facts collide on a Creationist themed golf course when the daughter of a widowed creationist falls for the adopted son of a gay paleontologist. Unbeknownst to the lovers a prehistoric din...

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