Indigenous Reads

The Slocan Library has a great selection of Indigenous books- including non-fiction, fiction and children’s items. Come into the library and check out our book display highlighting our available reading materials.

Indigenous Novels

Richard Wagamese– Indian Horse, Ragged Company, Medicine Walk, A Quality of Light, Starlight, Dream Wheels, Keeper’n Me Joseph Boyden– Three Day Road, Through Black Spruce, The Orenda, Wenjack Waubgeshig Rice– Moon of the Crusted Snow Eden Robinson– Trickster Drift, son of a Trickster Joshua Whitehead– Jonny Appleseed Thomas King– Medicine River, The Back of the Turtle, Indians on Vacation, Sufferance, Green Grass Running Water, One Good Story That One, The Inconvenient Indian, Dreadful Water Mysteries (5 book series) Doris Pilkington– Rabbit-Proof Fence Katherena Vermette– The Break Louise Erdrich– Love Medicine, Bingo Palace, Tracks, The Beet Queen, Shadow Tag, LaRose, The Plague of Doves, Tales of Burning Love, The Master Butchers Singing Club, Round House, Future Home of the Living God, The Night Watchman Tanya Tagaq– Split Tooth Tracey Lindberg– Birdie Kevin Patterson– Consumption Alicia Elliott- This Place (Graphic Novel Anthology) Michelle Good– Five Little Indians

Non- Fiction

Richard Wagamese– For Joshua, Embers, One Drum Jesse Thistle– From the Ashes Delehanty Pearkes- The Geography of Memory Sylvia Olsen– Working With Wool- A Coast Salish Legacy and the Cowichan Sweater, Knitting Stories-Personal Essays Gord Downie & Jeff Lamire– Secret Path Cliff Woffenden– Ghost Peoples Bev Sellars– They Called Me Number One Julian Burger– The Gaia Atlas of First Peoples Marilyn James & Taress Alexis– Not Extinct Tanya Talaga– Seven Fallen Feathers Cdn Geographic– Indigenous Peoples Atlas of Canada (4)

Children and Young Readers

Angeline Boulley– Fire Keeper’s Daughter Cherie Dimaline– The Marrow Thieves Sylvia Olsen– No Time to Say Goodbye Christy Jordan-Fenton– Fatty Legs Barbara M. Joose– Mama, Do You Love Me?