OTTAWA, Oct. 3, 2017 /CNW/ - Hosted by Jennifer David, the Indigenous Writers' Gathering hopes to encourage reconciliation by increasing the understanding of Indigenous issues, cultures, and history.
A panel of prominent Indigenous writers representing the three Indigenous groups will engage in a lively conversation on how to overcome adversity and build resilience.
The discussion will take place in English, with simultaneous French translation, and will be followed by a question period.
- Tracey Lindberg (First Nation; author of Birdie)
- Cherie Dimaline (Métis; author of The Marrow Thieves)
- Zebedee Nungak (Inuit; author of Wrestling with colonialism on steroids: Quebec Inuit fight for their homeland)
Wednesday, October 4, 2017
1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Library and Archives Canada
395 Wellington Street
SOURCE Library and Archives Canada
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