Adding to My Indigenous Reading List

2019-05-11T19:48:49-05:00

When I was musing on the possibilities for a reading list of indigenous authors, almost all of my favourites were fiction (just one memoir and some poetry snuck in). It just happened! But halfway through the reading year, I read the Summary Report of the Truth and Reconcilation Committee with my reading for

Adding to My Indigenous Reading List2019-05-11T19:48:49-05:00

Louis Riel: On the Page, On the Stage

2019-05-11T19:55:12-05:00

The Canadian Opera Company is now presenting a new 50th-anniversary production of "Louis Riel", originally written for the celebration of the Canadian centenary in 1967, with an attempt to shift that oh-so-colonial gaze, now including indigenous artists and languages with more nuanced representations of the historical figures. These are powerfully important

Louis Riel: On the Page, On the Stage2019-05-11T19:55:12-05:00

Honouring the Truth, Reconciling for the Future (2015)

2019-03-26T08:35:37-05:00

The Summary of the Final Report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada is essential reading. TRC, 2015 As a component of the Indian Residential Schools Settlement Agreement, the TRC's "mandate is to inform all Canadians about what happened in Indian Residential Schools (IRS)." The report is intended "to document

Honouring the Truth, Reconciling for the Future (2015)2019-03-26T08:35:37-05:00

The Fold’s 2016 Reading List (Part Five, Final)

2016-11-24T13:13:24-05:00

The FOLD (The Festival of Literary Diversity) is an annual event, in Brampton (Ontario, Canada) dedicated to telling more stories, to having audiences connect with a wider variety of storytellers. You can check out their lineup of terrific writers and storytellers who were a part of the debut festival in May

The Fold’s 2016 Reading List (Part Five, Final)2016-11-24T13:13:24-05:00

Remembering: A Village Fool, A Village Hero

2014-03-20T14:56:39-05:00

The cover of The Secret of the Village Fool displays Renné Benoit's gentle style of illustration and invites the reader into an inspiring and powerful tale. But it also shows the anxiety and uneasiness of Milek and Munio, two young boys in their village in Poland during WWII. Their neighbour, Anton,

Remembering: A Village Fool, A Village Hero2014-03-20T14:56:39-05:00
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