The Centre for Creative Writing and Oral Culture presents, CREE STORIES.
The Centre for Creative Writing and Oral Culture presents,
CREE STORIES: An Evening with JOSEPH BOYDEN, DUNCAN MERCREDI, AND LOUIS BIRD
Wednesday, August 11 – 7 pm,
Aqua Books – 274 Garry Street, Winnipeg!
Come out to hear these master storytellers and writers sharing the drama and the wisdom of Cree narratives!
EVERYONE WELCOME! ADMISSION IS FREE!!
JOSEPH BOYDEN is a Giller Prize-winning Métis Novelist whose work is inspired by the Cree oral traditions of Northern Ontario.
DUNCAN MERCREDI is a celebrated Cree poet and storyteller from Grand Rapids, Manitoba, who has lived in Winnipeg for many years.
LOUIS BIRD is a renowned Omushkego Cree storyteller and elder from Peawanuck, Ontario. He has collected and performed his people’s stories for most of his life.
This event is part of the University of Manitoba Summer Institute in Cree Language and Literature, which is sponsored by the following U of M units: Summer Session, the Centre for Creative Writing and Oral Culture, the Department of Linguistics, the Department of Native Studies, and the Department of English, Film and Theatre.The Website Elves