Life Writing and Memoirs

“An Account of a Sort of Sugar Made of the Juice of the Maple in Canada.” Philosophical Transactions (1683-1775). 15 (1685): 988. Print.

“Traill Family Collection Fonds.” Ed. Canada, Library and Archives 1802-1899. MG 29 D 81 vols. Print.

‘Ksan, People of. Gathering What the Great Nature Provided: Food Traditions of the Gitksan. Vancouver: Douglas & McIntyre, 1980. Print.

Alfred, Agnes, Martine Jeanne Reid, and Daisy Sewid-Smith. Paddling to Where I Stand: Agnes Alfred, Qwiqwasutinuxw Noblewoman. Vancouver: UBC Press, 2004. Print.

Bociurkiw, Marusya. Comfort Food for Breakups the Memoir of a Hungry Girl. Vancouver: Arsenal Pulp Press, 2007. Print.

Campbell, Maria. Halfbreed. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1973. Print.

Carr, Emily. The Book of Small. Vancouver, Toronto, Berkeley: Douglas & McIntyre, 2004.

Chatto, James. The Man Who Ate Toronto: Memoirs of a Restaurant Lover. Toronto: Macfarlane, Walter & Ross, 1998. Print.

Chong, Denise. Lives of the Family: Stories of Fate & Circumstance. 2013. Print.

Choy, Wayson. Paper Shadows: A Chinatown Childhood. Toronto: Viking, 1999. Print.

Clarke, Austin. Pigtails N Breadfruit: Rituals of Slave Food: A Barbadian Memoir. Toronto: Random House Canada, 1999. Print.

Clutesi, George. Potlatch. Sidney, B.C.: Gray’s Publishing Ltd., 1969. Print.

Daly, Richard Heywood. Our Box Was Full: An Ethnography for the Delgamuukw Plaintiffs. Vancouver: UBC Press, 2004. Print.

De Bruyn, Jan, and Castle Wood Village. Gastronomically Yours. Castelgar, B.C.: Nose in Book, 2007. Print.

Doyle, Alan. “A Hot, Buttered Slice of Fond Memories from Alan Doyle.” The Globe and Mail. 27 Oct. 2014. Web. 8 May 2015.

Erasmus, Peter. Buffalo Days and Nights. Trans. Henry, Thompson. Calgary: Glenbow-Alberta Institute, 1976. Print.

Fisher, Mary Barbara. “The Gloomy Prospect.” Early Voices: Portraits of Canada by Women Writers, 1639-1914. Ed. Mary Alice, et al. Toronto: Dundurn Press, 2010. 33-38.

Flaherty, Martha. “I Fought to Keep My Hair.” Northern Voices: Inuit Writing in English. Ed. Petrone, Penny. Toronto: Toronto UP, 1988. 274-8. Print.

Gopnik, Adam. “What’s the Recipe?” New Yorker 2009: 106-12. Print.

Gotlieb, Sondra. The Gourmets Canada. Toronto: New Press, 1972. Print.

Guy, Jeannie. “Newfoundland Cooking.” Readers Choice: Essays for Thinking, Reading, and Writing. 7th Canadian ed. Ed. Kim Flachmann et al. Toronto: Pearson, 2013. 391-394.

Koropecki, June. Life in the Tee-Pee. Lytton, B.C.: Freedom Graphics Press, 2010. Print.

Lau, Evelyn. Inside Out: Reflections on a Life So Far. Toronto: Doubleday Canada, 2001. Print.

Ludwig, Jack. “You Always Go Home.” Mosaic: Manitoba Centennial Issue 3.3 (Spring 1970): 107-111.

Moodie, Susanna. Roughing It in the Bush. New York: Witt and Davenport., 1852. Print.

Moran, Bridget. Stoney Creek Woman: The Story of Mary John. Vancouver: Tillacum Library, 1988. Print.

Mowat, Farley. The Desperate People. Boston: Little Brown, 1959. Print.

—. Never Cry Wolf. London: Ballantine Books, 1963. Print.

—. People of the Deer. Boston: Little Brown, 1952. Print.

Perkins, Simeon. The Diary of Simeon Perkins. Toronto: Champlain Society, 1948. Print.

Richler, Mordecai. The Street: A Memoir. London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1969. Print.

Roche, Judith, and Meg McHutchison. First Fish, First People: Salmon Tales of the North Pacific Rim. Vancouver: UBC Press, 1998. Print.

Salloum, Habeeb. Arab Cooking on a Saskatchewan Homestead: Recipes and Recollections. Regina: University of Regina, Canadian Plains Research Center, 2005. Print.

Salverson, Laura Goodman.“A Night of Evil Deeds.” Early Voices: Portraits of Canada By Women Writers, 1639-1914. Ed. Mary Alice Downie, Barbara Robertson, and Elizabeth Jane Errington. Toronto: Dundurn Press, 2010. 177-185.

Sewid, James, and James P. Spradley. Guests Never Leave Hungry: The Autobiography of James Sewid, a Kwakiutl Indian. New Haven: Yale UP, 1969. Print.

Staebler, Edna. Food That Really Schmecks: Mennonite Country Cooking as Prepared by My Mennonite Friend, Bevvy Martin, My Mother and Other Fine Cooks. Wilfrid Laurier UP, 2006. Print.

—. Food That Really Schmecks; Mennonite Country Cooking as Prepared by My Mennonite Friend, Bevvy Martin, My Mother and Other Fine Cooks. Toronto: Ryerson Press, 1968. Print.

Traill, Catharine Parr. The Female Emigrants Guide. Toronto: Maclear and Company, 1854. Print.

Traill, Catherine Parr Strickland. The Canadian Settlers Guide. Toronto: Printed at the Old Countryman Office, 1855. Print.

Traill, Willie, and K. Douglas Munro. Fur Trade Letters of Willie Traill, 1864-1893. Edmonton: Alberta UP, 2006. Print.

Tye, Diane. Baking as Biography: A Life Story in Recipes. Montreal: McGill-Queen’s UP, 2010. Print.

Wachowich, Nancy. Saqiyuq: Stories from the Lives of Three Inuit Women. Montreal: McGill-Queen’s UP,1999. Print.

Wiseman, Adele. “A Brief Anatomy of an Honest Attempt at a Pithy Statement about The Impact of the Manitoba Environment on My Development as an Artist.” Mosaic: Manitoba Centennial Issue 3.3 (Spring 1970): 98-106.

Wong, Jan. Lunch with Jan Wong. Toronto: Doubleday Canada, 2000. Print.

Wong, Janice. Chow: From China to Canada: Memories of Food + Family. North Vancouver: Whitecap, 2005. Print.

Working Women Community, Centre. Tasting Diversity: A Celebration of Immigrant Women and Their Cooking: A Non-Profit Project in Support of Culturally Diverse Women in Canada. North Vancouver: Whitecap, 2002. Print.

Worrall, Brandy LiÍn. Eating Stories: A Chinese Canadian & Aboriginal Potluck. Vancouver: Chinese Canadian Historical Society of British Columbia, 2007. Print.

(Updated 25 October 2015 by Nathalie Cooke)

Back to Bibliography