As a part of National Aboriginal Day Celebrations, the Asinabka Festival Presents an evening of Indigenous Literature & Music.
This event will feature readings by invited authors, including a discussion and Q&A about their work, and the hard and important truths of Indigenous writing. This will be followed by musical performances, and an open mic inviting guests to share their own writing.
Cash bar, free food/snacks
Doors: 7pm / Readings: 7:30pm
PWYC/ $5-10 suggested donation
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible w/ bathroom on the same floor.
>> The line-up of confirmed authors, artists, and performers so far include (Stay tuned ~ More to come!):
• Nathan Adler, Author of Wrist
• Waubgeshig Rice, Author of Midnight Sweatlodge, and Legacy
• Vera Wabegijig, Poet & Author of Wild Rice Dreams
This event also celebrates the release of Nathan Adler's dedut novel Wrist, published by Kegedonce Press. http://kegedonce.com/bookstore/item/73-wrist.html
A Big Thanks / Miigwech to Gallery 101 for hosting us:
The organizers of this event acknowledge that this event takes place on unceded and unsurrendered Algonquin territory.
Galerie 101 remercie la Ville d’Ottawa, le Conseil des arts de l’Ontario (une agence du gouvernement de l'Ontario) et le Conseil des arts du Canada. Galerie 101 remercie le Festival Asinabka, ses membres, bénévoles, partenaires et toutes ses relations.