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Canada I: Marrow Thieves and Canada

canada i: But history is finally being considered from other perspectives, including stories from Indigenous folks and racialized immigrants to Canada, according to NOW Magazine. I looked up Canada Reads contenders from past years and browsed Toronto Public Library records to compile this list of books, which I hope will urge you to question the stories you have been told, and seek out the ones that have been kept from you.FICTIONThe Marrow Thieves by Cherie Dimaline Jully Black wrote an article about her experience on Canada Reads, and in her own words, The Marrow Thieves is the story of quiet genocide that Indigenous peoples and their supporters often get criticized and harassed for talking about. Much of that history is packed with myths and lies, and it's told from a colonialist perspective. This is a futuristic story about survival and healing, love and longing. She moves through Nova Scotia and eventually, back to Africa. The Book Of Negroes by Lawrence Hill This fictional account features a strong female protagonist who is taken from Africa in 1755, enslaved in North America and then finds freedom. ( As reported in the news.