Great Reads by Female Indigenous Authors

Jan 13, 2022

In preparation for our Living Indigenous: A Woman’s Perspective event with Sabrina Sawyer from Mnjikaning (Rama) First Nation this month, we’ve rounded up some great reading from female Indigenous authors! These authors all live in what is now Ontario, and share their experiences and perspectives as Indigenous women through their writing. Check out the lists below! And if you have not registered yet for the exciting upcoming event, click here!


Adult Level Novels and Memoirs

The Marrow Thieves by Cherie Dimaline

Empire of Wild by Cherie Dimaline

A Mind Spread Out on the Ground by Alicia Elliott

Seven Fallen Feathers by Tanya Talaga

Children’s Books

The Water Walker by Joanne Robertson

Nibi is Water by Joanne Robertson

We hope you find something you enjoy in these lists! Who are your favourite Indigenous authors? We’d love to hear from you!

We hope to see you at the event with Sabrina Sawyer on January 25th! To learn more about the event, and to register, please click here.