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The following resources (books, music, podcasts, art, film, poetry, websites and events) are listed for your information, and are meant to assist in furthering your understanding of the rich culture & history of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples.  Please note that these resources have not been endorsed by Indspire, however, they will be updated periodically.


Jacqueline Guest
(Laureate 2013, Children’s Books)

Richard Wagamese
(Laureate 2012)

Thomas King
(Laureate 2003)

Tomson Highway
(also musician) (Laureate 2002)


I am a Metis
by Gerald St. Germain

by Tracey Lindberg

Honour Song
by Barbara Hager (2019 Laureate)

The Shoe Boy: A Trapline Memoir
by Duncan McCue (Laureate 2017)

Path with No Moccasins (autobiography)
by Shirley Cheechoo (Laureate 2008)

Indigenous Storywork
by Jo-Ann Archibald (Laureate 2000)

by Mitiarjuk Nappaaluk (Laureate 1999)

The Winter We Danced
by the Kino-nda-niimi Collective

The Education of Augie Merasty
by Joseph Auguste Merasty

Academic Books

A Knock on the Door
by Phil Fontaine, Aimee Craft and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada

Why Indigenous Literatures Matter
by Daniel Health Justice


Kelly Fraser
(2019 Laureate)

Maggie Paul
(Laureate 2014)

Danny Beaton
(Laureate 2010)

John Arcand
(Laureate, 2003)

The Band, Robbie Robertson
(Laureate, 2003)

Buffy Sainte- Marie
(Laureate, 1998)

Tom Jackson
(Laureate, 1996)

Susan Aglukark
(Laureate 1994)

Winston Wuttunee
(Laureate 2013)

Radio/ Podcasts


Films / TV


Other Websites and Shareable Documents