June is Indigenous History Month! On the Government of Canada website, it says, “June is National Indigenous History Month in Canada, a time to recognize the rich history, heritage, resilience and diversity of First Nations, Inuit and Métis.”
But why is it important to learn about Indigenous history?
Indigenous Peoples have played an essential role in shaping Canada. They have been a part of this land for generations, and it is crucial that we, as Canadians, recognize this.
One great way to celebrate and honour the role Indigenous People have played in this country is by reading books written by Indigenous authors. Canada has a wealth of Indigenous authors who speak of their history, their culture, their traditions, and so much more in their writings.
Today we’re going to look at some of the Indigenous books that I recommend you read, as well as the ones that I would like to read–and I’d love to hear your own recommendations in the comments below.Continue reading “June is Indigenous History Month: Celebrate With These Important Indigenous Reads”