UPDATE: As a safety precaution in response to COVID-19, we have decided to postpone the March 18, Indigenous Book Club meeting until a future date. Thank you for your support of the UTSC Indigenous Book Club. Feel free to explore online resources via the UTSC Indigenous Book Club & Discover Indigenous Authors Resource Guide: https://guides.library.utoronto.ca/c.php?g=705755
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Join us for our next meeting on Wednesday, March 18 from 5-7pm as we continue to explore works by Indigenous peoples of Canada in the UTSC Ralph Campbell Lounge.
This semester's selected titles are:
- 21 Things You May Not Know About the Indian Act by Bob Joseph
- Hope Matters by Lee Maracle; Columpa Bobb; Tania Carter
- Clearing the Plains by James Daschuk; Elizabeth A. Fenn (Foreword by)
- Running on the March wind by Lenore Keeshig
Find additional materials in the UTSC Indigenous Book Club library guide
Choose one (or all four!) of the titles to read or listen to for our next meeting on March 18, where we will be joined by guest speaker Lenore Keeshig of the Wolf Clan, and gather in a sharing circle to discuss our selections. Dinner is provided! PLEASE NOTE: You can find most of this year's selection in the U of T Libraries catalogue. Follow @utsclibrary and @utscstudentlife on Twitter and Instagram for the most up-to-date information.
About Lenore Keeshig
Lenore Keeshig of the Wolf Clan is a traditional storyteller, poet and an award-wining author from the Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation on the Saugeen (Bruce) Peninsula. She works as a naturalist, providing educational programs about the natural and cultural history of the Saugeen/Bruce Peninsula and the Great Lakes.
Lenore’s first book of poetry, Running on the March Wind, was published in 2015 by Quattro Press. Before that, her work appeared in a number of anthologies. She has produced three children’s books: Bird Talk (1991) and Emma and the Tree (1996), and The Truth About Nibbles (2005) co-authored with her husband, David McLaren. She is the recipient of: Living the Dream Book Award (1993), and an Author’s Award (1988).
The University of Toronto Indigenous Book Club is a tri-campus reconciliation journey that brings together multi-media resources and works by Indigenous authors and artists.
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