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.
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
Coming Soon! NEECHIE HUSTLE, a new novel by award-winning writer Neal McLeod, which features a satirical look at history. Neechie Hustle takes place largely on the fictitious Broken Elbow First Nation in Saskatchewan. The novel provides a satirical look at the Indian Act and also looks at the emergence of neechie swagger of the late 1960s and 1970s.