MANITOWAPOW: ABORIGINAL WRITINGS FROM THE LAND OF WATER, by Niigaanwewidam James Sinclair and Warren Cariou, Editors, Forward by Beatrice Mosionier, Highwater Press

This anthology of Aboriginal writings from Manitoba takes readers back through the millennia and forward to the present day, painting a dynamic picture of a territory interconnected through words, ideas, and experiences. A rich collection of stories, poetry, nonfiction, and speeches, it features: -Historical writings, from important figures. -Vibrant literary writing by eminent Aboriginal writers. … Continue reading MANITOWAPOW: ABORIGINAL WRITINGS FROM THE LAND OF WATER, by Niigaanwewidam James Sinclair and Warren Cariou, Editors, Forward by Beatrice Mosionier, Highwater Press

WHEN WE WERE ALONE, by David A. Robertson, Julie Flett, Highwater Press

When a young girl helps tend to her grandmother's garden, she begins to notice things that make her curious. Why does her grandmother have long braided hair and beautifully colored clothing? Why does she speak another language and spend so much time with her family? As she asks her grandmother about these things, she is … Continue reading WHEN WE WERE ALONE, by David A. Robertson, Julie Flett, Highwater Press

THE SOCKEYE MOTHER, Hetxw’ms Gyetxw (Brett David Huson), Natasha Donovan, Highwater Press

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p_LvJDbsmkE&feature=youtu.be Hetxw’ms Gyetxw (Brett D. Huson) -- Book Launch Thursday Jan 04 2018 7:30 pm, Winnipeg, Grant Park in the Travel Alcove Launch of The Sockeye Mother (Highwater Press), illustrated by Natasha Donovan. To the Gitxsan people of Northwestern British Columbia, the sockeye salmon is more than just a source of food. Over its life … Continue reading THE SOCKEYE MOTHER, Hetxw’ms Gyetxw (Brett David Huson), Natasha Donovan, Highwater Press

PISIM FINDS HER MISKANOW, by William Dumas, Illustrated by Leonard Paul, Highwater Press

In 1993, the remains of a young woman were discovered at Nagami Bay, South Indian Lake, Manitoba. Out of that important archeological discovery came this unique story about a week in the life of Pisim, a young Cree woman, who lived in the Mid 1600s. In the story, created by renowned storyteller William Dumas, Pisim … Continue reading PISIM FINDS HER MISKANOW, by William Dumas, Illustrated by Leonard Paul, Highwater Press

STRANGERS, The Reckoner Series, by David A. Robertson, Book One, Portage & Main Press, HighWater Press, Middle Grade, Teens & YA

Description When Cole Harper is compelled to return to Wounded Sky First Nation, he finds his community in chaos: a series of shocking murders, a mysterious illness ravaging the residents, and reemerging questions about Cole’s role in the tragedy that drove him away 10 years ago. With the aid of an unhelpful spirit, a disfigured … Continue reading STRANGERS, The Reckoner Series, by David A. Robertson, Book One, Portage & Main Press, HighWater Press, Middle Grade, Teens & YA

FLAME IN THE MIST, by Renee Ahdieh, G.P. Putman’s Sons/Penguin Random House

The only daughter of a prominent samurai, Mariko has always known she’d been raised for one purpose and one purpose only: to marry. Never mind her cunning, which rivals that of her twin brother, Kenshin, or her skills as an accomplished alchemist. Since Mariko was not born a boy, her fate was sealed the moment … Continue reading FLAME IN THE MIST, by Renee Ahdieh, G.P. Putman’s Sons/Penguin Random House