Waiting for the Shaman by Maureen Gruben (2017)Its name translates as ‘It is bright. It is lit’, and its granite exterior is seemingly etched from Arctic snow. Indigenous narratives are fast becoming part of Canada’s mainstream, with chefs reinterpreting traditional ingredients, glamping projects on ancestral land and even small-batch beers from Toronto’s new Red Tape Brewery. ‘It shows that we are moving in the right direction as a nation,’ says Debbie Olsen, a Canadian writer of Métis heritage. ‘We’re finally ready to celebrate our cultures, and Qaumajuq is visible evidence of the reconciliation process.’ wag.ca/qaumajuqLike this?