Books written by Dawn Dumont

Rose's Run

Thistledown PressLtd | October 1, 2014 | 244 pages
Rose Okanese, a single mother with two kids, has been pushed into a corner by Rez citizens to claim some self-respect, and decides that the fastest way to do that would be for her to run the reserve's annual marathon. Though Rose hasn't run in twenty years, smokes and initially has little... More Info

Nobody Cries at Bingo

Thistledown Press | September 15, 2011 | 136 pages
In Nobody Cries At Bingo, the narrator, Dawn, invites the reader to witness first hand Dumont family life on the Okanese First Nation. Beyond the sterotypes and clich├ęs of Rez dogs, drinking, and bingos, the story of a girl who loved to read begins to unfold. It is her hopes, dreams, and... More Info