Kateri Akiwenzi-Damm

Kateri is an Anishnaabe writer of mixed ancestry from the Chippewas of Nawash First Nation. She lives and works at Neyaashiinigmiing, Cape Croker Reserve on the Saugeen Peninsula in southwestern Ontario.

Her writing has been published in various anthologies, journals, and magazines in Canada, the U.S., Aotearoa/New Zealand, Australia, and Germany and in the collection my heart is a stray bullet.

Currently, she is completed work on a CD of spoken word poetry and music; a collection of poetry; a collection of short stories; an anthology of erotica by Indigenous writers; and various multidisciplinary and publishing projects.

She is the founder and managing editor of Kegedonce Press.
Illustrated History of the Chippewas of Nawash Teacher’s Guide
Content Territory: Anishinaabeg
Format: Paperback
The aim of this 21 chapter guide is to assist teachers using the Illustrated History of the Chippewas of Nawash to enhance their students’ knowledge and awareness of the history of the Chippewas of Nawash and First Nations culture and history.

It provides teachers with culturally appropriate materials, lesson plans and activities.

In Re-Print
Skins: Contemporary Indigenous Writing
Content Territory: Anishinaabeg
Format: Paperback
Drawing on a wide range of Indigenous cultures and artistic traditions from Canada, the United States, Australia and Aotearoa - New Zealand, skins is an exciting new addition to Indigenous literature in print. Among celebrated names like Maria Campbell (Halfbreed), Alootook Ipellie (Arctic Dreams and Nightmares), Sally Morgan (My Place), Patricia Grace (Potiki), Sherman Alexie (Smoke Signals), Linda Hogan (Seeing through the Sun and Mean Spirit), Thomas King (Green Grass, Running Water), Louise Erdrich (Tracks) and Witi Ihimaera (Bulibasha), skins also presents some of the brightest emerging Indigenous talent from around the world. These writers have given us classic works and daring innovation; they are marking out new trails for the writers who will follow. And, as these pages show, they are producing some of the most inspiring beautiful and provocative writing anywhere.

Out of Print
The Stone Collection
Content Territory: Anishinaabeg
Format: Paperback
In these 14 unique stories, Kateri Akiwenzie-Damm takes on complex and dangerous emotions, exploring the gamut of modern Anishinaabe experience. Through unforgettable characters, these stories—about love and lust, suicide and survival, illness and wholeness—illuminate the strange workings of the human heart.


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