Research Bibliography for THE WOLF AT THE END OF THE WORLD

The following are some of the text, film, and other sources that formed part of the research for my urban fantasy novel, The Wolf at the End of the World.


  1. Aatiyuuhkaan: Legends of the James Bay Cree, Joanne Willis Newton (text adaptation), James Bay Cree Educational Centre, Chisasibi, PQ, 1989
  2. Aboriginal Peoples of Canada, Paul Robert Magocsi (ed.), U of T Press, 2002
  3. Cree Legends, Volume 1, compiled by Beth Ahenakew and Sam Hardlotte, Saskatchewan Indian Cultural College, Saskatoon, 1973
  4. Encyclopedia of American Indian Contributions to the World, Keoke and Porterfield,
  5. Encyclopedia of Native American Tribes, Waldman
  6. Generation to Generation, Edward Benton-Banai, Indian Country Communication Inc, Hayward, Wisconsin, 1991
  7. Honour Earth Mother, Basil H. Johnston, Kegedonce Press, Wiarton, Ontario, 2003
  8. Indian School Days, Basil Johnston, Key Porter Books, Toronto, 1988
  9. Indian Stories from James Bay, compiled by Lillian Small, Highway Book Shop, Cobalt, ON, 1972
  10. Legends of the James Bay Lowlands, stories compiled by David Lightwood, 1974, James Bay Education Centre
  11. Medicine Boy and Other Cree Tales, Eleanor Brass, Glenbow-Alberta Institute, Calgary 1979
  12. Mythology of the British Isles, Geoffrey Ashe, 1990
  13. Mythical and Fabulous Creatures, edited by Malcolm South, 1988
  14. Never Cry Wolf, Farley Mowat
  15. Ojibway Ceremonies, Basil Johnston, McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, 1982, ISBN 0-7710-4446-1
  16. Ojibway Heritage, Basil Johnston, McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, 1976, ISBN 0-7710-4442-9
  17. Ojibway Language Lexicon for Beginners, Basil Johnston, ISBN 0-662-10145-6
  18. Our Grandmothers’ Lives as Told in Their Own Words, Edited by Freda Ahenakew & H.C. Wolfart, Fifth House Publishers, 1992
  19. Return of the Wolf, Steve Grooms, North Word Press, 1999
  20. Sacred Stories of the Sweet Grass Cree, Leonard Bloomfield, Canada, Dept of Mines; 1993 Fifth House Ltd., Saskatoon; originally published 1930 F.A. Acland, Ottawa
  21. Stories of the House People, edited by Freda Ahenakew, told by P. Vandall and J. Douquette, The University of Manitoba Press, Winnipeg, 1987
  22. Story Keepers: Conversations with aboriginal writers, Jennifer David, Ningwakwe Learning Press, 2004
  23. Tales from the Cree, George W. Bauer, Highway Book Shop, Cobalt, ON, 1973 (James Bay Cree)
  24. The Manitous: The Spiritual World of the Ojibways, Basil Johnston, Harper Collins, New York, 1995, ISBN 0-06-017199-5
  25. The Orders of the Dreamed: George Nelson on Cree and Northern Ojibwa Religion and Myth, 1823, Brown and Brightman, Winnipeg, 1988
  26. A Short History of Indians in Canada, Thomas King, HarperCollins, 2005
  27. The Truth About Stories, Thomas King, House of Anansi Press, 2003
  28. Wesakejack and the Flood, Bill Ballantyne, Bain & Cox, Winnipeg, 1994
  29. Where the Chill Came From: Cree Windigo Tales and Journeys, gathered and translated by Howard Norman, North Point Press, San Francisco, 1982 (Swampy Cree tales)
  30. Windigo Psychosis: A Study of a Relationship between Belief & Behaviour among the Indians of Northeastern Canada, Morton I. Teicher, American Ethnological Society, 1960. 
  31. Windigo: An Anthology of Fact and Fantastic Fiction, edited by John Robert Columbo, Western Producer Prairie Books,1982
  32. Wisdom of the Elders, Peter Knudtson & David Suzuki, Greystone Books, 2006
  33. Wolf Country, John B. Theberge, McClelland & Stewart, 1998
  34. Wolves and Werewolves, John Pollard, Great Britain, St. Edmundsbury Press Ltd., 1991
  35. Zoo of the Gods: Animals in Myth, Legend & Fable, Anthony S. Mercatante, New York, Harper & Row, 1974

Films and Exhibits

  1. “Cree Hunters of Mistassini,”  NFB Canada, Directors: Boyce Richardson, Tony Ianzelo; 1974
  2. “Inherit the Earth,” Producer: Tamarack Productions; 1995
  3. “Northern Wanderers: George River Caribou,” CBC, David Suzuki, 1990
  4. “Power,” National Film Board of Canada
  5. “School in the Bush,” National Film Board of Canada, Producer: Dennis Sawyer, 1986
    1. “Bimaadiziwin -- A Healthy Way of Life”: Health
    2. “Gaa Miinigooyang -- That which is given to us”: Economic survival
    3. “Gikinoo’amaadiwin -- We Gain Knowledge”: Education and learning
    4. “Gwayakochigewin -- Making Decisions the Right Way”: Leadership and governance
  6. AGO native art exhibit, January 2004