Colonialism and Racism in Canada situates current, important readings within a practical pedagogical apparatus and structure. Each chapter follows the same pedagogical structure: a brief Introduction, a list of Learning Objectives, A Scholarly Article/Reading, Critical Questions, Key Concepts, Terms, a brief Bibliography, and suggested Websites for further investigation. This is the first book in the market to situate the study of Race and Racism within a context of Colonialism: a system of social, legal, and cultural structures that can impact and, in some cases, impede the progress of racial minorities in this country.
The Gathering Tree is a beautifully illustrated children's book about HIV/AIDS. Written by award-winning First Nations author Larry Loyie and co-author Constance Brissenden, it is a gentle, positive story of a First Nations family facing HIV. After eleven-year-old Tyler and his younger sister Shay-Lyn learn their favourite cousin Robert has HIV, they discover that knowledge brings understanding and self-awareness. Aspects of physical, spiritual, mental and emotional health are addressed.