This powerful and thought-provoking collection of poems will draw you in and make you reconsider Canada's colonial legacy.
Inconvenient Skin challenges how reconciliation has become a contested buzzword filled with promises and good intentions but rarely with 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. The cover features the art of Kent Monkman, and the interior features work by Joseph Sánchez, a member of the Indian Group of Seven.
Written in English and Cree.
- Winner, CODE Burt Award for First Nations, Inuit and Métis Young Adult Literature 2020
This collection of poems aims to unpack the history of colonialism in Canada so the nation can finally heal.