Indigenous Writer’s Gathering:
Thursday, February 9
All events held at First Nations House, 563 Spadina Ave, 3rd Floor (just
north of College St)
Free Admission- Open the Public
10:30-12:00 • Journalism and the preservation of our stories in the electronic age with Waubgeshig Rice, Wab Kinew and Muskrat Magazine Publisher Rebeka
12:30-2:00 • Poetry and Politics with the renowned Lee Maracle and Ryan Red Corn of the 1491s
2:30-4:00 • Getting Grants and accessing funding for your creative work
6pm– 8pm OPEN MIKE reading night at First Nations House
Drop in and share your short prose or poetry, or be part of the enthusiastic audience. Snacks and drinks will be served.
Friday, February 10
10:00 AM - Breakfast with the Writers: grab a coffee and some food with some of today’s best Indigenous authors.
12:00- 1:30 • Traditional storytelling and mythmaking with Daniel Justice and Waub Rice
2:00-3:30 • Developing and utilizing writing groups with Bren Kolson and Lee Maracle
4:00-5:30 • Writing for performance with the 1491’s Dallas Goldtooth and Ryan Red Corn and author/performer AmberLee Kolson
PLEASE COME AND SUPPORT THE WRITER'S AND HAVE FUN!