Ancestral Voices: Belonging and Identity in Canada - Waubgeshig Rice - This event has already occurred
Thursday, June 10, 2021 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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Join us for a new author series exploring the experiences of Indigenous, Caribbean and African Peoples in Canada.
Waubgeshig Rice is an author and journalist from Wasauksing First Nation. He has written three fiction titles, and his short stories and essays have been published in numerous anthologies. His most recent novel, Moon of the Crusted Snow, was published in 2018 and became a national bestseller. He graduated from Ryerson University’s journalism program in 2002, and spent most of his journalism career with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation as a video journalist and radio host. He left CBC in 2020 to focus on his literary career. He lives in Sudbury, Ontario with his wife and two sons.
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Presented in collaboration with Maxine Gordon Palomino, BA, LLB, LEC and Kim Wheatley, Anishinaabe Consultant
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