Location: Metrotown Branch, Burnaby Public Library, 6100 Willingdon Ave, Burnaby,
Join us on National Indigenous Peoples Day for a talk with award-winning Indigenous author Lee Maracle at Burnaby Public Library.
Lee Maracle is a prolific Stó:lō Nation writer and an influential Indigenous voice in Canadian postcolonial criticism. Born in North Vancouver, BC, Maracle has published novels, poetry, short story collections and collaborative anthologies. Her writing is an innovative fusion of poetry, fiction, non-fiction, myth and memoire that revives traditional Indigenous stories to framer her modern tales. Her works include the novels Ravensong, Bobbi Lee, and Sundogs; short story collection, Sojourner’s Truth; poetry collection, Bentbox; and non-fiction work I am Woman. She currently is a teacher and a Mentor for Aboriginal Students at the University of Toronto, and the Traditional Cultural Director for the Indigenous Theatre School, where she is a part-time cultural instructor.
This program is free, but space is limited. Please register online or call 604-436-5410