indigenous writers


Indigenous Writers’ Gathering A Smashing Success


Renowned authors Lee Maracle, Daniel Heath-Justice, Richard Wagamese and award winning Metis poet Marilyn Dumont all descended on the U of T campus for the one-day Indigenous Writers’ Gathering last week. After a breakfast with the writers, panels kicked off with traditional Metis Rogarou stories. Other workshops included discussing fiction with Richard Wagamese, “Declaring and Taking Back...

Indigenous Literary Stars Converge in Toronto: First Nations House and Muskrat Magazine partner up to celebrate storytelling excellence


First Nations House at the University of Toronto will be hosting the fifth annual celebration of the Indigenous Writers’ Gathering on October 18, 2012. Not to be missed, the event will end with a gala reading night hosted by CBC’s Sidd Bobb and Wab Kinew. Participating Aboriginal authors this year include the renowned Lee Maracle, Cherokee author and UBC professor Daniel Heath Justice, Metis poet...