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Walter Hildebrandt

Historian and poet Walter Hildebrant was born in Brooks, Alberta and now lives in Edmonton. He has worked as an historian for Parks Canada and as a consultant to the Treaty 7 Tribal Council, the Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations and the Banff Bow Valley Task Force. He is co-author of The True Spirit and Original Intent of Treaty 7 and The Cypress Hills: The Land and Its People, and author of Views From Battleford: Constructed Visions of an Anglo-Canadian West. His long poem Sightings was nominated for the 1992 McNally-Robinson Book of the Year for Manitoba. His book Where the Land Gets Broken won the Stephen G. Stephensson Award for Poetry in 2005. He is presently the Director of the Athabasca University Press. This is his seventh book of poetry.

Books by Walter Hildebrandt


North-west 1885

by (author) Walter Hildebrandt


by (author) Walter Hildebrandt

Blackfoot Country

by (author) Walter Hildebrandt


by (author) Walter Hildebrandt

Now Time / Jetztzeit / Nunc Stans

by (author) Walter Hildebrandt

Treaty Elders of Saskatchewan

Our Dream Is That Our Peoples Will One Day Be Clearly Recognized as Nations

by (author) Harold Cardinal & Walter Hildebrandt

The Battle of Batoche

Small British Warfare and the Entrenched Métis

by (author) Walter Hildebrandt
foreword by Jean Teillet

The Time in Between / Adorno's Daemons

by (author) Walter Hildebrandt

Winnipeg from the Fringes

by (author) Walter Hildebrandt
photographs by Ron A. Drewniak

Views from Fort Battleford

Constructed Visions of an Anglo-Canadian West

by (author) Walter Hildebrandt

Finding Louis O'Soup

by (author) Walter Hildebrandt

The Cypress Hills

An Island by Itself

by (author) Walter Hildebrandt & Brian Hubner
foreword by Sharon Butala

Writing the Terrain

Travelling Through Alberta with the Poets

contributions by Ian Adam, Robert Stamp, Tammy Armstrong, Margaret Avison, Douglas Barbour, John O. Barton, Doug Beardsley, Bonnie Bishop, E.D. Blodgett, Robert Boates, George Bowering, Tim Bowling, Jan Boydol, Gordon Burles, Murdoch Burnett, Anne Campbell, Weyman Chan, Leonard Cohen, Dennis Cooley, Joan Crate, Michael Cullen, Cyril Dabydeen, Lorne Daniel, Alexa DeWiel, Jason Dewinetz, Ryan Fitzpatrick, Cecelia Frey, Gary Geddes, Gail Ghai, Deborah Godin, Jim Green, Leslie Greentree, Vivian Hansen, Tom Henihan, Michael Henry, Walter Hildebrandt, Gerald Hill, Robert Hilles, Nancy Holmes, Richard Hornsey, Tom Howe, Aislinn Hunter, Bruce Hunter, Laurence Hutchman, Sally Ito, Pauline Johnson, Aleksei Kazuk, Robert Kroetsch, Fiona Lam, William Latta, Tim Lilburn, Alice Major, Kim Maltman, Miriam Mandel, Sid Marty, David McFadden, Barry McKinnon, Erin Michie, Deborah Miller, Anna Mioduchowska, James M. Moir, Colin Morton, Erín Moure, Charles Noble, P.K. Page, Rajinderpal Pal, Ruth Roach Pierson, Joseph Pivato, Roberta Rees, D.C. Reid, Monty Reid, R. rickey, Ken Rivard, Stephen Scobie, Allan Serafino, Joan Shillington, Greg Simison, Carol Ann Sokoloff, Karen Solie, Stephan Stephansson, Peter Stevens, Ivan Sundal, Anne Swannell, Vanna Tessier, Colleen Thibadeau, John O. Thompson, James M. Thurgood, Eva Tihanyi, Yvonne Trainer, Aritha van Herk, Rosalee van Stelten, Miriam Waddington, James Wreford Watson, Wilfred Watson, Tom Wayman, Phyllis Webb, Jon Whyte, Christine Wiesenthal, Sheri-D Wilson, Christopher Wiseman, Stacie Wolfer, Rita Wong, Richard Woollatt & Jan Zwicky

Where the Land Gets Broken

by (author) Walter Hildebrandt

Brooks: Coming Home

by (author) Walter Hildebrandt


by (author) Walter Hildebrandt