Editorial

In 2017, I was privileged to be one of eight Indigenous editors invited to the Indigenous Editors’ Circle at Humber College, Toronto. We spent five days with four renowned writers and scholars from across Canada. Over 30 representatives from publishing houses joined us and committed to changing the ways they Read more…


Éditorial

En 2017, j’ai eu le privilège de faire partie d’un groupe de huit réviseurs autochtones invités à prendre part au Indigenous Editors’ Circle (cerle des réviseurs autochtones) au Collège Humber, à Toronto. Nous avons passé cinq jours en compagnie de quatre auteurs et érudits de renom provenant d’un bout à l’autre Read more…


Publishing Indigenous Literature: From an Author and Artist’s Perspective

“kimiwan has taken on a life of its own. the idea formed as I prepared to move back to the prairies from rainy vancouver. to move back home. the idea of moving home frightened me a little—a lot. i remember sharing the idea of this zine with carla—a friend, mentor Read more…


Small Acts of Reconciliation Have a Large Impact

I was recently invited to provide a session at the Editors’ Association of Canada annual conference in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. I titled the session “Voice, Agency and Worldview: Editing Indigenous Manuscripts.” I did my best to provide a short description and then set to work on what to include in the Read more…


Intégration des pratiques éditoriales autochtones dans notre travail

Le 29 mai 2018, Deanna Reder (crie/métisse) et moi avons publié dans la revue d’études et de critiques Littérature canadienne un article intitulé « “I write this for all of you”: Recovering the Unpublished RCMP “Incident” in Maria Campbell’s Halfbreed (1973) ». Cet article numérique relate plusieurs histoires. La première, celle de Maria Campbell, auteure et Read more…


Incorporating Indigenous Editorial Practices into Our Work

On May 29, 2018, Deanna Reder (Cree/Métis) and I published an article titled “’I write this for all of you’: Recovering the Unpublished RCMP ‘Incident’ in Maria Campbell’s Halfbreed (1973)” in the scholarly journal Canadian Literature. This article, published digitally, tells several stories. The first is about how at the age of Read more…


The State of Indigenous Crime Fiction

Off the top of your head, name an Indigenous writer of crime fiction. Not someone who writes crime fiction with Indigenous characters, but an actual Indigenous writer who pens crime/mystery novels. If you want to Google “Native American mysteries,” go ahead. Even though millions of books have been sold in Read more…


Le cercle des réviseurs autochtones

Pour pallier le manque de représentation autochtone dans l’industrie canadienne de l’édition, le Saskatchewan Arts Board, guidé par Joanne Gerber et en consultation avec des auteurs autochtones et des professionnels du milieu de l’édition, a créé le cercle des réviseurs autochtones (Indigenous Editors Circle – IEC) en 2014. En 2015, reconnaissant le Read more…


The Indigenous Editors Circle

In response to the lack of Indigenous representation in the Canadian publishing industry, the Saskatchewan Arts Board, under the guidance of Joanne Gerber and in consultation with Indigenous writers and publishing professionals, created the Indigenous Editors Circle (IEC) in 2014. In 2015, recognizing the need to include non-Indigenous editors in Read more…


Greg Younging’s “Elements of Indigenous Style”

Gregory Younging is a member of Opaskwayak Cree Nation in Northern Manitoba and is a faculty member at the University of British Columbia Okanagan in the Indigenous Studies Program. He has an MA from Carleton University, an MPub from Simon Fraser University, and a PhD from the University of British Columbia. Read more…