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Katherena Vermette

KATHERENA VERMETTE is a Métis writer from Treaty One territory, the heart of the Métis nation, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Her first book, North End Love Songs (The Muses Company), won the Governor General’s Literary Award for Poetry. Her National Film Board short documentary, this river, won the Coup de Coeur award at the Montreal First Peoples Festival and a Canadian Screen Award.

Her first novel, The Break, was a national bestseller and won the Amazon.ca First Novel Award; the Burt Award for First Nations, Inuit, and Métis Young Adult Literature; and three Manitoba Book Awards. It was a finalist for the Governor General’s Literary Award, the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize, and CBC’s Canada Reads. She is also the author of the children’s picture book series The Seven Teaching Stories and recently published the first book, Pemmican Wars, in the young adult book series A Girl Called Echo. Ms. Vermette’s second book of poetry, river woman, is forthcoming in the fall of 2018 from House of Anansi Press.

Books by Katherena Vermette

The Strangers

by (author) Katherena Vermette

Road Allowance Era

by (author) Katherena Vermette
illustrated by Scott B. Henderson & Donovan Yaciuk

Northwest Resistance

by (author) Katherena Vermette
illustrated by Scott B. Henderson & Donovan Yaciuk

An Anthology of Indigenous Literatures in English

Voices from Canada

by (author) Armand Garnet Ruffo & Katherena Vermette

Perception

A Photo Series

by (author) K.C. Adams
foreword by Katherena Vermette
other primary creator Cathy Mattes

This Place

150 Years Retold

by (author) Kateri Akiwenzie-Damm, Sonny Assu, Brandon Mitchell, Rachel Qitsualik-Tinsley, Sean Qitsualik-Tinsley, David A. Robertson, Niigaanwewidam James Sinclair, Richard Van Camp, Katherena Vermette & Chelsea Vowel
illustrated by Jen Storm, Tara Audibert, Kyle Charles, G.M.B. Chomichuk, Natasha Donovan, Scott B. Henderson, Andrew Lodwick, Scott A. Ford, Donovan Yaciuk & Ryan Howe
foreword by Alicia Elliott

Red River Resistance

by (author) Katherena Vermette
illustrated by Scott B. Henderson & Donovan Yaciuk

The Girl and the Wolf

by (author) Katherena Vermette
illustrated by Julie Flett

The Just Right Gift

A Story of Love

by (author) Katherena Vermette
illustrated by Irene Kuziw

The First Day

A Story of Courage

by (author) Katherena Vermette
illustrated by Irene Kuziw

Kode's Quest(ion)

A Story of Respect

by (author) Katherena Vermette
illustrated by Irene Kuziw

What is Truth, Betsy?

A Story of Truth

by (author) Katherena Vermette
illustrated by Irene Kuziw

river woman special hardcover edition

Special Edition

by (author) Katherena Vermette

river woman

by (author) Katherena Vermette

Pemmican Wars

by (author) Katherena Vermette
illustrated by Scott B. Henderson & Donovan Yaciuk

Impact

Colonialism in Canada

edited by Katherena Vermette, Warren Cariou & Niigaanwewidam James Sinclair

The Break

by (author) Katherena Vermette

What is Truth, Betsy?

A Story of Truth

by (author) Katherena Vermette
illustrated by Irene Kuziw

Misaabe's Stories

A Story of Honesty

by (author) Katherena Vermette
illustrated by Irene Kuziw

Amik Loves School

A Story of Wisdom

by (author) Katherena Vermette
illustrated by Irene Kuziw

Kode's Quest(ion)

A Story of Respect

by (author) Katherena Vermette
illustrated by Irene Kuziw

The Just Right Gift

A Story of Love

by (author) Katherena Vermette
illustrated by Irene Kuziw

The First Day

A Story of Courage

by (author) Katherena Vermette
illustrated by Irene Kuziw

Singing Sisters

A Story of Humility

by (author) Katherena Vermette
illustrated by Irene Kuziw

Teacher's Guide for Powwow Counting in Cree

by (author) Katherena Vermette

North End Love Songs

by (author) Katherena Vermette