Indigenous Book Club - Darrel J. McLeod, Cree from Treaty 8 First Nation of Alberta

    Indigenous Book Club - Darrel J. McLeod author of Mamaskatch

    Friday, September 27th, 2019 - 9 minutes

    Darrel J. McLeod is Cree from Treaty 8 First Nation of Alberta. He is the author of the memoir Mamaskatch: A Cree Coming of Age, winner of the 2018 Governor General’s Literary Award for Non-Fiction, and finalist for the RBC Charles Taylor Prize.

    The Indigenous Book Club is a new adult program and a co-production of Whitehorse Public Library and the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre. This free program invites Indigenous and non-Indigenous participants to read works by Indigenous authors and then come together over food to discuss themes and ideas.

    Darrel J. McLeod author of Mamaskatch: A Cree Coming of Age, facilitated the inaugural meeting of the Indigenous Book Club in Whitehorse.


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