Burt Award for First Nations, Métis and Inuit Literature

Congratulations to the 2014 Burt Award for First Nations, Métis and Inuit Literature Winners!

This year’s winning titles, selected by a jury composed of Canadian writers and educators administered by the Canada Council for the Arts, are:

  • First Prize: Tilly, a Story of Hope and Resilience by Monique Gray Smith (published by Sono Nis Press)
  • Second Prize: The Inconvenient Indian: A Curious Account of Native People in North America by Thomas King (published by Doubleday Canada)
  • Third Prize: They Called Me Number One by Bev Sellars (published by Talonbooks)

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