Tuesday, October 19, 2021

New Nonfiction

Beyond Shelters: Solutions to Homelessness in Canada from the Front Lines by James Hughes
“This book offers essays by experienced shelter managers who address the future of the homeless shelter in Canada. The contributors have years of experience understanding the causes of and solutions to homelessness and the role that shelters can play in achieving their ultimate goal ― the elimination of all forms of homelessness in Canada.” -Amazon

Suffer the Little Children: Genocide, Indigenous Nations and the Canadian State by Tamara Starblanket, Ward Churchill, et al.
"Suffer the Little Children tackles one of the most compelling issues of our time - the crime of genocide - and whether in fact it can be said to have occurred in relation to the many Original Nations on Great Turtle Island now claimed by a state called Canada.” -WorldCat

The Black Friend: On Being a Better White Person by Frederick Joseph
“Writing from the perspective of a friend, Frederick Joseph offers candid reflections on his own experiences with racism and conversations with prominent artists and activists about theirs—creating an essential read for white people who are committed anti-racists and those newly come to the cause of racial justice.” -Amazon

There's Something in the Water: Environmental Racism in Indigenous & Black Communities by Ingrid Waldron
“Ingrid R. G. Waldron examines the legacy of environmental racism and its health impacts in Indigenous and Black communities in Canada, using Nova Scotia as a case study, and the grassroots resistance activities by Indigenous and Black communities against the pollution and poisoning of their communities.” -Amazon

Unsettling Canada: A National Wake-Up Call by Arthur Manuel 
Unsettling Canada chronicles the modern struggle for Indigenous rights covering fifty years of struggle over a wide range of historical, national, and recent international breakthroughs.” -WorldCat