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September 4, 2019

Inconvenient Skin Book Launch

Theytus Books is pleased to present the launch of Shane Koyczan's "Inconvenient Skin"
At Little Sister's Book and Art Emporium
1238 Davie Street, Vancouver, B.C.
October 22nd 2019


Inconvenient Skin challenges how reconciliation has become a contested buzzword filled with promises and good intentions but rarely any meaningful follow-through. While Canada's history is filled with darkness, these poems aim to unpack that history to clean the wounds so the nation can finally heal. Powerful and thought-provoking, this collection will draw you in and make you reconsider Canada's colonial legacy.

About the Author

Shane Koyczan writer, poet, spoken word artist, and has performed around the globe at universities and at music and literary festivals. His writing and performance is vital, witty and sincere: he reaches the hearts of his audiences with his powerful verses and has brought the Canadian spoken word movement to the international stage.

About the Artists

Joseph M. Sánchez is a leader in Indigenous and Chicano arts since the 1970s, Joseph has worked with hundreds of artists creating work, developing exhibitions, and advocating for the rights of minority artists, most importantly with the Professional Native Indian Artists (Native Group of Seven). A spiritual surrealist, Joseph's work is sensual and dreamlike, provocative and thought-inducing.

Jim Logan was born in 1955 in New Westminster, British Columbia and studied at the Kootenay School of Art in Nelson, BC. Logan's humor and affection for his culture is tempered by a concern for the restoration of identity and self-awareness within First Nations communities.

Kent Monkman is a Canadian artist of Cree ancestry who is well known for his provocative reinterpretations of romantic North American landscapes in a variety of mediums, including painting, film/video, performance, and installation. His glamorous gender fluid alter-ego Miss Chief Eagle Testickle reverses the colonial gaze, upending received notions of history and Indigenous people.

Nadya Kwandibens is Anishinaabe (Ojibwe) from the Animakee Wa Zhing #37 First Nation in northwestern Ontario. She is a self-taught portrait and events photographer and has traveled extensively across Canada for over 10 years. Nadya's photography has been exhibited in group and solo shows across Canada and the United States.

For more info contact : Ann Doyon


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November 23, 2018

IBBY Canada is pleased to present From Sea to Sea to Sea: Celebrating Indigenous Picture Books, a digital catalogue of 100 picture books by First Nations, Métis and Inuit authors and illustrators.


Theytus is pleased to announce that 10 of our books are on this list!!!


Includes 100 recommended picture books by Indigenous authors, many illustrated by Indigenous artists, published in Canada over the last 25 years and currently in print.
Reflects the diverse cultures, perspectives, and experiences of Inuit, Métis and 29 First Nations.
Gives attention to picture books that promote Indigenous languages, with 15 different languages/dialects represented.
Features books for children of every age, ranging from board books to picture books for older readers.
It is our hope that teachers, librarians, readers and booksellers will use and share this list widely — across Canada and around the world — while continuing to read and update their collections of Indigenous picture books. Please join us in celebrating Indigenous picture books as widely as possible, using the hashtags #ReadIndigenous and #IndigiPictureBooks, and tagging IBBY Canada




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January 17, 2017

The Salmon Run

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January 16, 2014

Call for Submissions


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November 14, 2013

Cherie Dimaline Book Launch

Friday, November 15 7-10pm at the Urban Shaman Gallery: Suite 203-290 Mcdermot Ave.

Saturday, November 16 7pm at McNally Robinson Bookstore: 1120 Grant Ave. With special guests Lee Maracle and Governor General Award winner Katherena Vermette.







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September 4, 2013

Finalists for CODE’s Inaugural Burt Award for First Nations, Métis and Inuit Literature Announced

CODES Burt Award for First Nations, Métis and Inuit Literature were announced today. Congratulations to our author Tara Lee Morin for becoming a finalist with her book As I Remember It.




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August 16, 2013

Sunshine Coast Festival

August 15-18, 2013 in Sechelt, BC
Lee Maracle will reading on Saturday Aug 17 at 1:00pm

For full line up click here

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August 14, 2013

Cherie Dimaline at the Canadian Museum of Civilization

Tomorrow at the Canadian Museum of Civilization!
For more information click here.




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June 12, 2013

Back in Stock

Little Duck is back at Theytus Books, order your copy today.






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May 22, 2013

2013-2014 First Nations Communities Read

Dream Catcher was featured in this years First Nations Communities Read Poster




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