Books written by Tomson Highway


Kiss of the Fur Queen

Anchor Canada | November 18, 1999 | 310 pages
Course Codes:  ENGL 3960
Semester:  Fall-2017
Born into a magical Cree world in snowy northern Manitoba, Champion and Ooneemeetoo Okimasis are all too soon torn from their family and thrust into the hostile world of a Catholic residential school. Their language is forbidden, their names are changed to Jeremiah and Gabriel, and both boys are... More Info

From Oral to Written

Talonbooks | May 9, 2017 | 448 pages
Profiles Aboriginal Canadians telling their own stories about their own people in their own voice from their own perspective.  More Info

Caribou Song

Fifth House | May 31, 2013 | 32 pages
Two Cree brothers in Manitoba go searching for caribou and wind up taking part in a magical adventure.  More Info

A Tale of Monstrous Extravagance

February 1, 2015 | 56 pages
"Fasten your chastity belts, ladies and gentlemen, it’s gonna be a bumpy ride." From his legendary birth in a snowbank in northwestern Manitoba, through his metamorphosis to citizen-artist of the world, polyglot, playwright, pianist, storyteller, and irreverent disciple of the Trickster, Tomson... More Info

The (Post) Mistress

Talonbooks Limited | September 10, 2013 | 96 pages
First new play in six years from Canada's most famous First Nations playwright. This latest play is a riveting musical.  More Info