Suggested Further Reading

Aboriginal and Treaty Rights in the Maritimes: The Marshall Decision and Beyond
Thomas Isaac / Purich Publishing Ltd. / 2001 / ISBN 1895830192

The Back of the Turtle
Thomas King /  Harper Collins Publishing / 2014 / ISBN 9781443446464

The Beothuks or Red Indians
James P. Howley / Prospero Canadian Collection / 2001 / ISBN 1552671399

Beyond Blood: Re-thinking Indigenous Identity
Pamela D. Palmeter /  Purich Publishing / 2011 / ISBN 9781895830606

Black Spirit: The Way of the Crow
Laurie Lacey /  Nimbus Publishing / 1998 /ISBN 1551091526

Clay Pots and Bones – Pka’wo’qq aq Waqntal
Chief Lindsay Marshall / Solus Publishing /1997 / ISBN 1896792022

The Comeback: How Aboriginals Are Reclaiming Power and Influence
John Ralston Saul /  Viking / 2014 / ISBN 978-0670068739

Cornwallis: The Violent Birth of Halifax
Jon Tattrie / Pottersfield Press / 2013 / ISBN 978-1-897426487

Dawnland Voices – An Anthology of Indigenous Writing from New England
ed. Siobhan Senier / University of Nebraska Press / 2014 / ISBN9780803246867

Decolonizing Education: Nourishing the Learning Spirit
Marie Battiste / Purich Publishing / 2013 / ISBN 9781895830644

The Dispossessed
Geoffrey York/  Mac Arthur & Co. / 1992 / ISBN 1552780619

Elitekey – Micmac Material Culture from 1600 AD to the Present
Ruth Holmes Whitehead / The Nova Scotia Museum / 1980 / ISBN 0919680135

Elusive Justice: Beyond the Marshall Inquiry
ed. Joy Manette /  Fernwood Publishing / 1992 /ISBN 1895686024

Essays on North Eastern North America Seventeenth & Eighteenth Centuries
John G. Reid /  University of Toronto Press / 2008 / ISBN 9780802094162

Finding Kluskap: A Journey into Mi’kmaw Myth
Jennifer Reid / The Pennsylvania State University Press / 2013 / ISBN 9780271060682

Finding My Talk: How Fourteen Canadian Native Women Reclaimed Their Lives After Residential School
Agnes Grant / Fifth House Books / 2004 / ISBN 9781894856577

First in Canada – An Aboriginal Book of Days
Jonathan Anuik / CPRC, University of Regina Press / 2011 / ISBN 9780889772403

First Nations First Dogs
Bryan Cummins / Detselig Enterprises / 2002 /ISBN 1550592270

First Nations, Identity, and Reserve Life: The Mi’kmaq of Nova Scotia
Simone Poliandri / University of Nebraska Press / 2011 / ISBN 9780803237711

A History of Nova Scotia or Acadie Available here
Beamish Murdoch / James Barnes, Printer & Publisher / 3 Volumes / 1865

I Got It From an Elder – Conversations in Healing Language
Marilyn Iwama, Murdena Marshall, Albert Marshall, Ivar Mendex, & Cheryl Bartlett /24p. / Gaspereau Press / 2007 / ISBN 9781554470501

In Mi’kmaq Country
Alice M. Azure / Albatross Press / 2007 / ISBN 9780966337112

Indian Reserves in the Atlantic Provinces of Canada
Richard H. Bartlett / University of Saskatchewan Native Law Centre: Studies in Aboriginal Rights No.9 / 1986 / ISBN 088880167X

Indian School Road – Legacies of the Shubenacadie Residential School
Chris Benjamin /  Nimbus Publishing / 2014 / ISBN 9781771082136

Indigenous Diplomacy and the Rights of Peoples: Achieving UN Recognition
James (Sa’ke’j) Youngblood Henderson /  Purich Publishing Ltd. / 2008 / ISBN 9781895830354

The Language of This Land, Mi’kma’ki
Trudy Sable & Bernie Francis /  Cape Breton University Press / 2012 / ISBN 9781897009499

Learning from the Past – Five Cases of Aboriginal Justice
John Steckley /  deSitter Publications / 2013/ ISBN 9781897160770

Living Treaties – Narrating Mi’kmaw Treaty Relations
ed. Marie Battiste /  Cape Breton University Press / 2016 / ISBN 9781772060546

L’nuk: The People – Mi’kmaw History, Culture, and Heritage
Theresa Meuse / Nimbus Publishing / 2016 / ISBN 9781771084529

The Marshall Decision and Native Rights: The Marshall Decision and Mi’kmaq Rights in the Maritimes
Ken Coates /  Mc Gill – Queen’s Press / 2000 / ISBN 0773521089

Medicine Walk
Laurie Lacey / Nimbus Publishing / 1999 / ISBN 1551093065

Memories of a Micmac Life
Richard Mac Ewan & W. D. Hamilton /University of New Brunswick: Dept. of Graphic Service/ 1988 / ISBN 0920114865

Metallic Migmag – English Reference Dictionary
Emmaneul Metallic, Danielle Cyr, & Alexandre Sevigny / Laval Press / 2005 / ISBN 2763780156 with companion CD

Micmac By Choice
Olga McKenna / Formac Publishing Co. / 1990 / ISBN 1887800777

Micmac of the East Coast
Robert Leavitt / Fitzhenry & Whiteside/ 1998 / ISBN 1550414690

Micmac Indian Medicine
Laurie Lacey / Formac Ltd. /1977 / ISBN 0887800025

Micmac Legends of Prince Edward Island
John Joe Sark / Ragweed Press / 1998/ ISBN 0920304915

Micmac Medicines: Remedies & Recollections
Laurie Lacey / Nimbus Publishing / 1993 / ISBN 1551090414

Micmac Quillwork
Ruth Holmes Whitehead / Nova Scotia Museum / 1982 / ISBN 0919680224

Micmac Texts
Albert D. DeBlois /  Mercury Series – Canadian Museum of Civilization / 1990 /
ISBN 0660129078

The Mi’kmaq Anthology
ed. Rita Joe & Lesley Choyce / Pottersfield Press / ISBN 5900042

The Mi’kmaq Anthology Volume 2
ed. Theresa Meuse, Lesley Choyce, & Julia Swan / Pottersfield Press /ISBN 9781897426296

Mi’kmaq Hieroglyphic Prayers
David Schmidt and Murdena Marshall / Nimbus Publishing Ltd. / 1995 / ISBN 1551090694

Mi’kmaq Landscapes: From Animism to Sacred Ecology
Anne Christine Hornborg / Ashgate  Publishing Co. / 2008 / ISBN 9780754663713

Mi’kmaq & Maliseet Cultural Ancestral Material
Stephen J. Augustine / Mercury Series, Ethnology Paper 140, Canadian Museum of Civilization / 2005 / ISBN 0660191156

Mi’kmaq: People of the Maritimes
Stephen A. Davis / Nimbus Publishing / 1997 / ISBN 1551091801

The Mi’kmaq: Resistance, Accommodation, and Cultural Survival
Harald E. L. Prins/ Harcourt Brace College Publishers / 1996 / ISBN 0030534275

Mi’kmaq Treaties on Trial
William Wickens / University of Toronto Press / 2001/ ISBN 0802076653

Mikwite’lmanej Mikmaqi’k – Let Us Remember the Old Mi’kmaq
The Confederacy of Mainland Mi’kmaq and the Robert S. Peabody Museum of Archaeology /
Nimbus Publishing Ltd. / 2001 / ISBN 1551093901

Mi’sel Joe – An Aboriginal Chief’s Journey
Raoul R. Anderson & John K. Crellin / Flanker Press Ltd. / 2009 / ISBN 9781897317426

My Mi’kmaq Mother
Julie Pellissier-Lush / RetroMedia Publishing / 2009 / ISBN 9780978181833

Myth, Symbol, and Colonial Encounter
Jennifer Reid / University of Ottawa Press / 1995 / ISBN 0776604163

Native American Music in Eastern North America: Experiencing Music, Expressing Culture
Beverly Diamond /  Oxford University Press / 2007 / ISBN 9780195301045 with companion CD

The Native Peoples of Atlantic Canada
H.F. McGee / Carleton University Press / 1983 / ISBN 0886290171

Niniskamijinaqik – Ancestral Images: The Mi’kmaq in Art and Photography/
Ruth Holmes Whitehead /  Nimbus Publishing / May 2015 / 978-1771082631

Ni’n na L’nu
A.J.B. Johnston & Jesse Francis / Acorn Publishing / 2013 / ISBN 9781894838931

No Need of a Chief for this Band
Martha Elizabeth Walls / UBC Press / 2010 / ISBN 9780774817899

The Newfoundland Beothuk
John Kitchen / Misc. Consignment Publishing. / 2012 / ISBN 9780973776942

Nta’tugwaqanminen – Our Story: Evolution of the Gespe’gewa’gi Mi’gmaq
Gespe’gewa’gi Mi’gmawei Mawiomi / Fernwood Press / 2016 / ISBN 9781552667712

The Old Man Told Us
Ruth Holmes Whitehead / Nimbus Publishing / 1991 / ISBN 0921054831

Our Lives in Our Hands: Micmac Indian Basketmakers
Bunny McBride / Tilbury House / 1990 / ISBN 9780884480846

Out of the Depths 4th Edition
Isabelle Knockwood / Fernwood Publishing / 2015  / ISBN 978-1552667293

Paqtatek, Volume I: Policy and Consciousness in Mi’kmaq Life
Stephanie Inglis, Joy Manette, and Stacey Sulewski / Garamond Press / ISBN 0920059945

Pe’l A’tukwey: Let Me…Tell a Story
Viviane Gray / Art Gallery of Nova Scotia / 1993 / ISBN 0888712693

People of Terra Nullius
Boyce Richardson / Douglas & McIntyre / 1994 / ISBN 0295973919

Port- Royal Habitation 1604-1613: The Story of the French & Mi’kmaq at Port-Royal
W. P. Kerr / Nimbus Publishing / 2005 / ISBN 1551095254

Power Without Law: The Supreme Court of Canada, the Marshall Decisions, and the Failure of Judicial Activism
Alex M. Cameron / McGill-Queen’s University Press / 2009 / ISBN 97807736104

Protecting Indigenous Knowledge and Heritage: A Global Challenge
Marie Battiste and James Sakej Henderson / Purich Publishing / 2000 / ISBN 189583015X

Real Justice: Convicted for Being Mi’kmaq – The Story of Donald Marshall Jr.
Bill Swan / James Lorimer & Co. Publishers / 2013 / ISBN 9781459404380

Reclaiming Indigenous Voice and Vision
ed. Marie Battiste / University of British Columbia Press / 2000 / ISBN 0774807458

Red Earth: Tales of the Micmac
Marion Robertson / Roseway Publishing / 1999 / ISBN 1896496083

Revisiting Anne Marie: How an Amerindian Woman of Seventeenth Century Nova Scotia and a DNA Match Redefine American Heritage
Marie Rundquist / Booksurge / 2009 / ISBN 9781439205006

Settlement, Nesting Territories & Conflicting Legal Systems in a Micmac Community
Daniel P. Strouthes /  Yale Peabody Museum / 2010 / ISBN 9780300163650

Six Micmac Stories
Ruth Holmes Whitehead /  N.S. Museum/Nimbus Publishing / 1989 / ISBN 0919680356 [Also see Companion Audio Tapes].

The Stone Canoe: Two Lost Mi’kmaq Texts
Elizabeth Paul, Peter Sanger, & Alan Syliboy / Gaspereau Press Printers & Publishers / 2007 / ISBN 9781554470433

Storied Shores: St. Peter’s, Isle Madame, & Chapel Island in the 17th & 18th Centuries
A.J.B. Johnson / UCCB Press/ 2004 / ISBN 1897009003

Stories from the Six Worlds: Micmac Legends
Ruth Holmes Whitehead / Nimbus Publishing Ltd. / 1988 / ISBN 0921054149

Strangers in a New Land: What Archaeology Reveals about the First Americans
J. Adovasio and David Pedler / Firefly Books / 2016 / ISBN 9781770853638

Stubborn Resistance: New Brunswick Maliseet and Mi’kmaq in Defence of Their Lands
Brian Cuthbertson /  Nimbus Publishing Ltd. / 2015 / ISBN 9781771083461

Ta’n Teli-ktlamsitasit (Ways of Believing) – Mi’kmaw Religion in Eskasoni, Nova Scotia
Angela Robinson / Volume 3 of the Canadian Ethonography Series /Pearson-Prentice Hall / 2005 / ISBN 0-13-177067-5

Telling It to the Judge: Taking Native History to Court
Arthur J. Ray / McGill-Queen’s University Press / 2011 / ISBN 9780773539525

Tracking Doctor Lonecloud
Ruth Holmes Whitehead / Goose Lane Editions & Nova Scotia Museum / 2002 / ISBN 0864923562

Underground Nova Scotia – Stories of Archaeology
Edited by Paul Erickson & Jonathan Fowler / Nimbus Publishing / 2010 / ISBN 9781551097923

An Unsettled Conquest: The British Campaign Against the Peoples of Acadia
Geoffrey Plank /  University of Pennsylvania Press / 2004 / ISBN 0-8122-1869-8

We Were Not the Savages – 3rd Revised Edition
Daniel N. Paul / Fernwood Publishing / 2006 / ISBN 1552662098; 9781552662090
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Wild Plants of Eastern Canada
Marilyn Walker / Nimbus Publishing / 2008 / ISBN 9781551096155

 

The Mi’kmaq Resource Centre provides this book list only as a convenience, and inclusion of a title does not imply endorsement of the book by the MRC.