Open events
Event #1265

Responding to Truth and Reconciliation through Indigenous Literatures: A Conversation between Maria Campbell and Nicola Campbell

When: 

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

10:30 - 11:30
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Where:
First Nations Longhouse - FNLH 100 STY-WET-TAN GREAT HALL
Series:
Association events , Reconciliation events
Language: 
English | anglais
This open event is hosted by

With financial support from the Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences’ International Keynote Speakers Support Fund

This keynote address features revered Métis playwright, filmmaker, Elder, and activist Maria Campbell in conversation with award-winning children's author and poet Nicola Campbell (Nłeʔkepmx, Syilx and Métis). The author of six books, including Halfbreed and Stories of the Road Allowance People, Maria Campbell's work continues to transform Indigenous literatures and storytelling for current and future generations. She is joined by Nicola Campbell, author of Shi-shi-etkoShin-chi’s Canoe, and Grandpa’s Girls and recipient of the 2009 TD Canadian Children’s Literature Award. Her doctoral research focuses on contemporary and traditional Indigenous storytelling practices.

Speakers:
  • Maria Campbell, Internationally acclaimed writer, researcher, teacher, and Elder
  • Nicola Campbell, Author and PhD Candidate, UBC Okanagan