HighWater Press

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HighWater Press publishes a broad range of authentic Indigenous-authored stories. A rich mix of novels, graphic novels, and children’s books, these captivating and exceptional award-winning titles will challenge and engage readers of all ages.

Established in 2009 as an imprint to Winnipeg-based educational publisher Portage & Main Press, HighWater Press boasts Eisner-nominated and Governor General’s award-winning books from Indigenous creators across Canada.

In 2019, HighWater Press launches “This Place: 150 Years Retold,” a graphic novel anthology with stories from 10 Indigenous creators. Beautifully illustrated, these stories are a wild ride through magic realism, serial killings, psychic battles, and time travel. See how Indigenous peoples have survived a post-apocalyptic world since Contact.


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