About First Nations Communities Read

Program Objectives:
Through title selections, other recommendations, and creators’ tours, in First Nation communities and beyond, First Nation Communities Read:

  • encourages family literacy, intergenerational storytelling, and intergenerational information sharing;
  • increases awareness of the relevance and importance of First Nation, Métis, and Inuit writing, illustration, and publishing;
  • promotes the publication, sharing, and understanding of First Nation, Métis, and Inuit voices and experiences;
  • increases awareness and sales of the titles it honours.
Who’s involved in the program?
What is the annual funding used for?
What responsibilities do jury members have?
When is the annual title selection announced?
How do public libraries and the broader public participate?
Who do I contact for more information or to report on my participation?