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P’ipa:m Lelum Library

We have put together a collection of books by Indigenous authors on various topics and for people of all ages. June is not the only month to read Indigenous books. There is so much Indigenous literature to explore and appreciate all year round.

The library is located at 2690 Grant St. Clinton Park Fieldhouse – P’ipa:m Lelum Frog House.

Pick-up: by appointment only at family@froghollow.bc.ca

Return: Mondays to Fridays, 10 am-4 pm, at the front desk of Frog Hollow Neighbourhood House, 2131 Renfrew St.

Many of the books were purchased at Massy Books #supportlocal

P’ipa:m Lelum Library is introducing you one book per month to inspire readers to explore the enriching literatures written by Indigenous authors and creators. Follow us on Instagram to know more! @froghollowcreates https://www.instagram.com/froghollowcreates/ 

P’IPA:M LELUM BOOK LIST (AS OF JAN 28, 2022):
No. Book Title Author/Illustrator
FHPL001 Inconvenient Indian  Thomas King AVAILABLE
FHPL002 21 things you may not know about the Indian act   Bob Joseph  AVAILABLE
FHPL003 Glass beads  Dawn Dumont  AVAILABLE
FHPL004 Islands of Decolonial Love: Stories & Songs Leanne Betasamosake Simpson AVAILABLE
FHPL005 Ohpikiihaakan-Ohpihmeh (Raised Somewhere Else): A 60s Scoop Adoptee’s Story of Coming Home Colleen Cardinal  AVAILABLE
FHPL006 Go show the world   Wab Kinew  AVAILABLE
FHPL007 Bury my heart at wounded knee  Dee Brown  AVAILABLE
FHPL008 Catching spring  Sylvia Olsen  AVAILABLE
FHPL009 Embers: One Ojibway’s Meditations Richard Wagamese NA
FHPL010 Research Is Ceremony: Indigenous Research Methods Shawn Wilson AVAILABLE
FHPL011 Canadian Pacific Coast First Nations History and Culture
加拿大太平洋海岸第一民族的历史与文化
Keith Thor Carlson with Albert(Sonny) McHalsie and Frank Malloway. Translated by Xing Chihong and Zhang Haixia AVAILABLE
FHPL011-1 Canadian Pacific Coast First Nations History and Culture
加拿大太平洋海岸第一民族的历史与文化
David Young, Robert Rogers & Russell Willier AVAILABLE
FHPL011-2 Canadian Pacific Coast First Nations History and Culture
加拿大太平洋海岸第一民族的历史与文化
Michael Pollan AVAILABLE
FHPL012 A Cree Healer and His Medicine Bundle: : Revelations of Indigenous Wisdom– Healing plants, practices, and stories Richard Wagamese AVAILABLE
FHPL013 Second Nature: A Gardener’s Education John Vaillant AVAILABLE
FHPL014 One Drum: Stories and Ceremonies for a Planet Garry Wyatt NA
FHPL015 The Golden Spruce: A TRUE STORY of MYTH, MADNESS, and GREED Joseph Bruchac NA
FHPL016 Spirit Faces: Contemporary Native American Masks from the Northwest Coast John Cussans & Candice Hopkins AVAILABLE
FHPL017 Songs From This Earth On Turtle’s Back: Contemporary American Indian Poetry Cole Harris  NA
FHPL018 Beau Dick: Devoured By Consumerism By Tomson Highway/Illustrations by Julie Flett AVAILABLE
FHPL019 The Resettlement of British Columbia: Essays on Colonialism and Geographical Change  Tomson Highway AVAILABLE
FHPL020 Dragonfly Kites/Pimithaagansa Christy Fenton & Margaret Fenton AVAILABLE
FHPL021 From Oral to Written: A Celebration of Indigenous Literature in Canada, 1980-2010 Robert Stanley Sr. AVAILABLE
FHPL022 A Stranger At Home: A True Story Alan McMillan & Eldon Yellowhorn AVAILABLE
FHPL023 Northwest Native Arts: Basic Forms Natasha Donovan NA
FHPL024 First Peoples in Canada: Third Updated and Revised Edition of Native Peoples and Culture of Canada John Kallas AVAILABLE
FHPL025 The Sockeye Mother: Mothers of Xsan Julie Flett AVAILABLE
FHPL026 Edible Wild Plants: Wild Foods from Dirt to Plate David Tracey AVAILABLE
FHPL027 Birdsong AVAILABLE
FHPL028 Vancouver Tree Book: A Living City Field Guide Metis Centre, National Aboriginal Health Organization AVAILABLE
FHPL029 This Land Metis Centre, National Aboriginal Health Organization AVAILABLE
FHPL030 In the Words of Our Ancestors: Metis Health and Healing Ottawa: National Aboriginal Health Organization AVAILABLE
FHPL031 Metis Cookbook  And Guide to Healthy Living-2nd edition Ottawa: National Aboriginal Health Organization AVAILABLE
FHPL032 Shi-shi-etko Nicola I. Campbell AVAILABLE
FHPL033 This Place: 150 Years Retold Kateri Akiwenzie-Damm, Sonny Assu, Brandon Mitchell, Rachel Qitsualik-Tinsley, Sean Qitsualik-Tinsley, David A. Robertson, Niigaanwewidam James Sinclair, Jen Storm, Richard Van Camp, Katherena Vermette, Chelsea Vowel
Illustrated by Tara Audibert, Kyle Charles, GMB Chomichuk, Natasha Donovan, Scott B. Henderson, Andrew Lodwick, Scott A. Ford, Donovan Yaciuk, Ryan Howe, and Jen Storm
NA
FHPL034 Grandpa’s Girls Nicola I. Campbell NA
FHPL035 Very Last First Time Jan Andrews AVAILABLE
FHPL036 Phyllis’s Orange Shirt Phyllis Webstad AVAILABLE
FHPL037 The Orange Shirt Story Phyllis Webstad AVAILABLE
FHPL038 Spirit Bear: Echoes of the Past  Cindy Blackstock AVAILABLE
FHPL039  Spirit Bear: Honouring Memories, Planting Dreams  Cindy Blackstock AVAILABLE
FHPL040 Spirit Bear and Children Make History  Cindy Blackstock and Eddy Robinson AVAILABLE
FHPL041 Braiding Sweetgrass – Indigenous wisdom, scientific knowledge, and the teachings of plants Nicola I. Campbell, Carrielynn Victor AVAILABLE
FHPL042 SUFFER the little children – genocide, Indigenous Nations and the Canadian State Tamara Starblanket AVAILABLE
FHPL043 Stand Like A Cedar  Nicola I. Campbell AVAILABLE
FHPL044 A Mind Spread Out on the Ground Alicia Elliott NA-coming soon
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