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 RedCorn 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 RedCorn and author/performer AmberLee Kolson
Friday, Feb 10, 7pm-10pm at the Native Canadian Centre of Toronto
Gala Reading Night – FREE admission and open to the public
Come early to get a seat!
Dallas Goldtooth hosts an evening of raucous comedy, video screenings, amazing author readings and hip hop.
Dallas Goldtooth and Ryan Redcorn of the 1491s
Yellowknife’s Bren Kolson
Comedy with AmberLee Kolson
Breakout author Waubgeshig Rice
U of T’s own superstars Daniel Heath Justice and Lee Maracle
And a performance by Winnipeg hip hop phenomenon Wab Kinew
*Some content may be for adult audiences only.
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