First Nations University of Canada (FNUC) is partnering with Prince’s Charities Canada to reinvigorate Indigenous languages in Saskatchewan. The project involved translating five children’s books into the Cree dialects of Swampy, Woods and Plain with a target audience of four to eight years of age.
CBC News Posted: Mar 11, 2017
Giller shortlisted author, Eden Robinson will be reading from and signing copies of her latest book, Son of a Trickster at McNally Robinson located at 3130-8th St. E., Saskatoon, SK. The event takes place on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at 7:00 pm.
Bernice Johnson-Laxdal will be co-signing, When The Trees Crackle With Cold, a book about the moon calendar of the Northern Cree, at McNally Robinson Books located at 3130-8th St., Saskatoon, SK. The signing takes place on Sunday, December 4 at 1:00 pm.
Katherena Vermette, a Métis writer who previously won the Governor General’s Literary Award for Poetry, is reading and signing her new book, “The Break”. This event takes place at McNally Robinson Books, 3130-8th St. E., Saskatoon, SK., on Friday, November 4, 2016 at 7:00 pm.
Carmen L. Robertson, a Lakota/Scottish Associate Professor of Art History at the University of Regina, will be signing copies of her book, “Mythologizing Norval Morrisseau: Art and the Colonial Narrative in the Canadian Media”. This event will take place at McNally Robinson Books, 3130-8th St. E., Saskatoon, SK on Saturday, October 1, 2016 at 7:00 pm.
CBC journalist Duncan McCue revisited his youth in his new book, “The Snow Boy”. The 17 year old half Ojibwe half white youth, confused about his identity, took a year off of school to hunt, fish and trap in the James Bay region.
Wendy McGrath, Louise Bernice Halfe and Rita Bouvier will be reading from and signing their books on Wednesday, September 14, 2016 at 7:00 pm. The event takes place at McNally Robinson Books, 3130 8th St. E., Saskatoon, SK., S7H 0W2.
Saskatchewan Cree-Metis writer Lisa Bird-Wilson will be reading and signing copies of her debut poetry collection which reflects on the residential school system. This event takes place at McNally Robinson Books, 3130-8th St. E., Saskatoon, SK on Monday, May 30, 2016 at 5:00 pm.
Noted local author and historian Bill Waiser will be launching his book, A World Lost: Saskatchewan Before 1905 on Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at 7:00 pm at the Broadway Theatre, 715 Broadway Ave, Saskatoon, SK. The book looks at the early history of Saskatchewan through an Aboriginal and environmental lens.
Noted author Maggie Siggins will be launching her latest book, Scattered Bones which centers on relations between Indigenous people and settlers in northern Saskatchewan in the 1920s. The launch takes place on Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at 7:00 pm at McNally Robinson Books, 3130 8th St. E., Saskatoon, SK.