Ahnee! Since 1993, Kegedonce Press has been crafting beautiful books that involve Indigenous Peoples at all levels of production. Based at Neyaashiinigmiing, on the traditional territory of the Chippewas of Nawash First Nation.

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Fall Back With Kegedonce Press!

This autumn, join us as we revisit some of our great back list titles. From groundbreaking fiction and outstanding poetry to gorgeously illustrated children’s books, Kegedonce Press has a back list of over fifty great Indigenous titles. This fall, we highlight select titles from our back list with a special discount, author interviews, and other details about the books. We reached out to several Kegedonce Press authors to find out what they are doing now, and to have them reflect on the books...

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Kevin Peeace’s “The Spirit Within,” a Beautiful New Cover for The Crooked Good.

Kevin Peeace's original artwork for the new cover of Louise B. Halfe's The Crooked Good, third edition. Kegedonce Press has had the very great honour of publishing brand-new editions of two of Louise Bernice Halfe's classic, award-winning poetry collections. Blue Marrow was released earlier this year, with beautiful new cover art by Leah Dorion. When it came time to design the cover for the third edition of The Crooked Good, Louise reached out to Saskatchewan-based artist Kevin Peeace, a...

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Daniel Heath Justice and Kegedonce Press celebrate the 15th Anniversary of The Way of Thorn and Thunder Trilogy

Beautifully written, intricately crafted, The Way of Thorn and Thunder series is an epic Indigenous wonderworks (fantasy) series on the scale of Le Guin and Tolkien! Kateri Akiwenzie-Damm, publisher and managing editor of Kegedonce Press, on The Way of Thorn and Thunder: “It is our only trilogy and our first foray into speculative fiction. … I remember being completely astounded by it when I read the manuscript. There were so many elements that were exciting and innovative and that resonated...

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Honours for Ghost Lake!

Ghost Lake, Nathan Niigan Noodin Adler's new collection of interconnected stories receives some literary love! We are thrilled to announce that Ghost Lake has been awarded the 2021 Indigenous Voices Award in Published English Fiction! Earlier this spring, it was also listed as a finalist for the Eric Hoffer da Vinci Eye Award in book design, and received Honourable Mention in their Commercial Fiction Category. Congratulations to Nathan--this is a fabulous collection! In their citation for...

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New Poem by Louise Bernice Halfe – Sky Dancer honours the children of the Kamloops residential school.

Angels: 215 >, 1820 – 1979"The Past is Always Our Present" A cradle board hangs from a treeA beaded moss bag is folded in a small chestA child’s moccasin is tuckedInto a skunk Pipe bagChildren’s shoes in a ghost dance.A mother clutches thesePalms held against her faceA river runs between her fingers. A small boy covered in sootOn all fours a naked toddlerPlays in the water, while her Kokom’s skirtIs wet to her calves. “How tall are you now?” she asked.“I’m bigger than the blueberry...

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Fall Back With Kegedonce Press!

Fall Back With Kegedonce Press!

This autumn, join us as we revisit some of our great back list titles. From groundbreaking fiction and outstanding poetry to gorgeously illustrated children’s books, Kegedonce Press has a back list of over fifty great Indigenous titles. This fall, we highlight select...

Honours for Ghost Lake!

Honours for Ghost Lake!

Ghost Lake, Nathan Niigan Noodin Adler's new collection of interconnected stories receives some literary love! We are thrilled to announce that Ghost Lake has been awarded the 2021 Indigenous Voices Award in Published English Fiction! Earlier this spring, it was also...

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