15 memoirs by Indigenous writers you need to read
From Wab Kinew to Jordin Tootoo, here are 15 powerful memoirs by Indigenous writers.
Love memoirs? In honour of #welovememoirsday, we've curated a list of 15 great personal stories, all by Indigenous writers living in Canada and the United States.
- The Blue Jay's Dance by Louise Erdrich
- All the Way by Jordin Tootoo, with Stephen Brunt
- The Education of Augie Merasty by Joseph Auguste Merasty, with David Carpenter
- The Reason You Walk by Wab Kinew
- They Called Me Number One by Bev Sellars
- One Native Life by Richard Wagamese
- The Shoe Boy by Duncan McCue
- The Right to Be Cold by Sheila Watt-Cloutier
- Indian Ernie by Ernie Louttit
- Half-Breed by Maria Campbell
- Up Ghost River by Edmund Metatawabin, with Alexandra Shimo
- Song of Rita Joe by Rita Joe