Update: August 29, 2019
Due to unforeseen issues, this event will no longer occur. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused.
When: Monday, September 23, 2019 | 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Where: STY-WET-TAN Great Hall, 1985 West Mall, First Nations House of Learning (FNHL)
Join us for an educational and thought-provoking conversation with Joshua Whitehead.
Joshua Whitehead is an Oji-Cree, Two-Spirit storyteller and academic from Peguis First Nation on Treaty 1 territory in Manitoba. He is currently working toward a PhD in Indigenous literatures and cultures at the University of Calgary on Treaty 7 territory. His debut novel, Jonny Appleseed, was published by Arsenal Pulp Press in 2018. In the same year, he was named a finalist for the Dayne Ogilvie Prize for Canadian LGBTQ writers, and the book was named as a longlisted nominee for the 2018 Scotiabank Giller Prize and a shortlisted finalist for the Governor General’s Award for English-language fiction at the 2018 Governor General’s Awards and the 2019 Amazon.ca First Novel Award.