Memoir

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Stoneface

By Stephen Kakfwi
Categories: Memoir

Stephen Kakfwi was born in a bush camp on the edge of the Arctic Circle in 1950. In a family torn apart by tuberculosis, alcohol and the traumas endured by generations in residential school, he emerged ...

Remnants

By Natalie Lang
Categories: Memoir, Environment

In Remnants: Reveries of a Mountain Dweller, writer and educator Natalie Virginia Lang offers a vision of Sumas Mountain throughout the seasons to expose the impact of toxic progress on Place. Through ...

Hand on My Heart

By Maureen Mayhew
Categories: Memoir

When Médecins sans Frontières (MSF) offered to send Maureen Mayhew to Taliban-occupied Afghanistan, she refused. Fearing she would be forced to give up her independence to preserve her safety, it was ...

Red Dust & Cicada Songs

By Mary Bomford
Categories: Memoir

At the age of twenty-one, Canadian teacher, Mary Bomford and her husband of just eight weeks embarked on a journey that would directly alter their careers, their marriage and their family. That journey ...

Going to Ground

At the age of five, Luanne Armstrong fell in love with the beauty of the land--the late afternoon sun on a field of emerald-green grass, the clucking of hungry chickens as she spread seed for their meals. ...

Surviving Samsara

By Kagan Goh
Categories: Memoir, BIPOC

"Samsara is defined as the 'round of rebirth' or 'perpetual wandering' ... a continuous process of ever again and again being born, growing old, suffering and dying."

--Buddhist Dictionary by Nyanatiloka ...

Among Silent Echoes

By Phyllis Dyson
Categories: Memoir

Twenty-five years after her mother's brutal death made the headlines, Phyllis Dyson felt compelled to unearth the truth about her mother's illness. By chronicling the events of her childhood, uncovering ...

Not of Reason

By Rita Moir
Categories: Memoir

Rita Moir's mother and sister underwent heart surgery in the same week; a year later her sister was dead and her elderly mother lived many more years. Not of Reason: A Recipe for Outrunning Sadness is ...

Under the Bright Sky

Under the Bright Sky: A Memoir of Travels through Asia brings together ten personal travelogues set in ten Asian countries over a period of several decades. Each story is a snapshot of a distinct time ...

Chiru Sakura--Falling Cherry Blossoms

At eight years old, Grace Eiko Nishikihama was forcibly removed from her Vancouver home and interned with her parents and siblings in the BC Interior. Chiru Sakura--Falling Cherry Blossoms is a moving ...