By: Theresa Power
In June, the CNIB Library celebrated National Aboriginal History Month, an opportunity to honour the heritage, contribution, and cultures of Aboriginal peoples in Canada. Aboriginal History Month is an opportunity not only to recognize the historic contributions of Aboriginal peoples to the development of Canada, but also the strength of present-day Aboriginal communities and their promise for the future. Take a look at the Aboriginal literature held at the CNIB Library, up-and-coming books to place on hold and June’s “Community Pick:” Ragged Company by Ojibway author Richard Wagamese.
New Aboriginal literature
Up-and-coming Aboriginal literature
Find Ragged Company and get it!
As part of National Aboriginal History Month, the CNIB Library also had the pleasure of collaborating with Accessible Media Inc for an exclusive interview with Drew Hayden Taylor, author of Motorcycles and Sweetgrass. “Taylor brings a modern twist to ancient native folklore. Motorcycles and Sweetgrass is a charming story about the importance of balance and belief—and a little bit of magic—in everyone’s life” – Quill & Quire.
Link to Drew Hayden Taylor audio interview
Find Motorcycles and Sweetgrass and get it!