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2021 Year End Wrap Up

This year we saw incredible positive change here at Raven Reads. We also encountered, what we hope, were some of the most disruptive challenges that Mother Nature could throw at us.

Boys with Braids

As the school weeks starts to begin and students start to play, tease, and the inevitable bullying. Unfortunately, we live in a society where bully...

September 30th National Day for Truth & Reconciliation

For the first time ever, the Government of Canada has declared this a federal statutory holiday to recognize the legacy of residential schools. In ...

Custom Bead Kit Tutorial

Custom bead kit instructions.

Nicole's Favourite Book List

I often get asked what books I would recommend for others to read. This list has some really well known classics plus some less known diamonds in t...

Top Books By Indigenous Authors For Young Adults

Young adult literature is one of the fastest growing genres, enjoyed not just by young adults themselves but also by older adults who want to leave room for magic in their reading. Indigenous authors have been leading the way in Young Adult literature.

Celebrating Indigenous Business

Shopping Indigenous is a great way to honour the First Peoples, to effect change within communities and to celebrate the talent and entrepreneurial spirit of Indigenous people.

2020 New Releases by Indigenous Authors

2020 is sure to be another award-winning year for literature from Indigenous authors in Canada and the US. As a subscriber to Raven Reads, you'll receive great reads by Indigenous authors but there are SO many books that we can't fit them all in! To ensure you don’t miss out on one of these potential big sellers we have compiled a short list of some upcoming pieces that we think you may enjoy.

Top 2019 Indigenous Reads

It's that perfect time of the year for getting caught up on that stack of books you have been dying to get into. Whether you prefer a good thriller or romance, we have an incredible list of must-reads for your warm and cozy days and night. Better yet, each of these books is authored by an Indigenous author and opens up an opportunity for you to learn about the diversity of Indigenous literature out there!

National Indigenous Peoples Day 2019

June 21 is National Indigenous Peoples Day! We have pulled together a brief list of events by province and territory so you don't miss the opportunity to celebrate and learn more about the cultural diversity of the First Nations, Inuit, and Métis peoples across Canada.

2019 New Release Books for Your Wishlist

2017 and 2018 were MASSIVE for astounding new releases by Indigenous authors. As we continue to play catch-up with all the books on our to-read she...

Spotlight on Métis Authors

Explore three Métis Authors to add to your must-read list.