Day: November 1, 2021

Over the past week, the bestseller list for nonfiction books by Indigenous writers is now dominated by Indigenous authors. Recently, the best reads have been Jesse Wente’s “Unreconciled” (which includes his account of dealing with the death of his sister).
Wente’s memoir/manifesto focuses on his life as a Canadian-born black man. He has written a number of powerful essays about reconciliation, diversity, and equity. An indigenous filmmaker and critic, Wente writes about how he began making movies, his views on contemporary indigenous issues, and why it is important for them to be depicted on the big screen.
There are …