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The items showcased in the Indigenous Reads booklists below were purchased with funds from the Ron Lewis Memorial Gift, which was donated to the Library by the Canmore Rotary Club Charitable Foundation in the summer of 2022. A complete list of these items can be viewed here.
Indigenous Reads for Adults
A knock on the door : the essential history of residential schools from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada
Mother Earth plants for health & beauty = kikāwīnaw askiy oskihtēpakwa : Indigenous plants, traditions & recipes
Indigenous Reads for Teens
Braiding sweetgrass for young adults : indigenous wisdom, scientific knowledge, and the teachings of plants
Indigenous Reads for Children
Mystery & Thriller
Science Fiction & Fantasy
Empress of the Nile : the daredevil archaeologist who saved Egypt's ancient temples from destruction
The other family doctor : a veterinarian explores what animals can teach us about love, life, and mortality