Featured Image: On Sisterhood and Flowers, Chief Lady Bird
atotam, “they (singular) tell a story about it” in Plains Cree language, is a gathering for the Indigenous literary and performing arts communities. Co-curated by Lindsay Nixon and Moe Clark, its inaugural edition includes panels, performances, and a workshop. The gathering brings together emerging and established storytellers, local and visiting nations, to foster collaboration, inter-generational sharing, and community-based practice.
▼▲ Friday, November 18, 2016 ▼▲
8:30 PM – Leanne Betasamosake Simpson f(l)ight Album Launch
Bar Le Ritz PDB, 179 Rue Jean-Talon-Ouest
▼▲ Saturday, November 19, 2016 ▼▲
Day of panels at Concordia University
10:00 AM – Erica Lee, Tracey Lindberg, Gwen Benaway, and Elma Moses.
12:30 PM – Métis in Space Livestream with Chelsea Vowel and Molly Swain. Molly and Chelsea will be streaming in live from Edmonton, AB (amiskwaciwâskahikan), with a sister event held at the University of Alberta.
3:00 PM – Zondra Roy, Leanne Simpson, Moe Clark, and Ange Loft.
Concordia University’s John Molson Building, 1450 Guy, MB 1.210.
▼▲ Sunday, November 20, 2016 ▼▲
Leanne Simpson Writing Workshop with the Quebec Writers’ Federation.
10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
First Peoples House of McGill, 3505 Peel Street.
Registration details to come.
▼▲ Sponsors ▼▲
The Indigenous Arts Council gratefully acknowledges the generous support of:
The Canada Council for the Arts.
Concordia University’s English Department
Concordia University’s Students Association of Graduates in English
Quebec Writers’ Federation
First Peoples’ House of McGill University