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25 books that highlight the beauty of Indigenous literature: ‘It is time to tell our own stories our way.’ – CBC

by ahnationtalk on June 13, 2022165 Views

This list, curated by Tłı̨chǫ Dene writer Richard Van Camp, reflects the range of books by Indigenous authors

Jun 13, 2022

Richard Van Camp is a Tłı̨chǫ Dene writer from Fort Smith, N.W.T., who has written 26 books across multiple genres. His graphic novel A Blanket of Butterflies was nominated for an Eisner Award and his children’s book Little You, illustrated by Julie Flett, was translated into Bush Cree, Plains Cree, South Slavey and Chipewyan.

Van Camp’s seminal 1996 novel The Lesser Blessed was adapted into a film by First Generation Films. His other books include Angel Wing Splash Pattern, Night Moves and We Sang You Home.

Van Camp curated this list of books by Indigenous writers, highlighting the wide range and genre diversity of books by Indigenous authors.

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/books/25-books-that-highlight-the-beauty-of-indigenous-literature-it-is-time-to-tell-our-own-stories-our-way-1.6480116

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