w’daub awae | speaking true
Welcome to Kegedonce Press!
Ahnee! Serving up all the tasty literary treats you've come to expect, 24/7. 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.
Coming Soon from Kegedonce Press: creole métisse of french canada, me by Sharron Proulx-Turner. This collection of poetry is written in a unique, prose-like fashion, without capitalized words. In it, Sharron unfolds her personal stories about being a woman, Métis, and two-spirited in Canada.
"I wish I could be that brave. as brave as the big dipper. the great bear there, purring, watching, holdin
Neechie Hustle is the latest publication from Kegedonce Press. Written by award-winning Cree author, Neal McLeod, the novel is a satirical look at history and the Indian Act. It is set on the fictitious Broken Elbow Reserve, and follows a number of colourful characters through their sometimes funny, sometimes poignant, and even absurd adventures.
Neal took some time to answer a few questions abou
Kegedonce is saddened to learn of the passing of Leo Yerxa. Leo was an award winning illustrator and writer, and illustrated two Kegedonce books, Spirit Horses, and Halfling Spring. Joanne Arnott, Leo's friend and the author of Halfling Spring has written this touching tribute.
Leo and I had a great deal of play in our friendship—and that is what I will most miss. He called me “Lady of