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Sunday, November 28, 2021

First Nations Public Library Week ~ Let’s Celebrate Diversity Together!

Aniin, Boozhoo, Hello!

Join us as we celebrate the 20th anniversary of First Nations Public Library Week with fellow book lovers across Turtle Island!

The Sault Ste. Marie Public Library is hosting its first ever contest online!
October 4th to 25th, 2020
What’s Your Favourite Indigenous Book?

“Empire of Wild” written by Cherie Dimaline and selected by Mitch Case

“Embers” written by Richard Wagamese and selected by Zoey Wood-Salomon

“The Mishomis Book: The Voice of the Ojibway” written by Edward Benton-Banai and selected by Elizabeth Edgar-Webkamigad

“From The Ashes” written by Jesse Thistle and selected by Carolyn Hepburn

“The Lesser Blessed” written by Richard Van Camp and selected by Waubgeshig Rice

VISIT https://ssmpl.ca/programs-events/first-nations-public-library-week/ and FIND OUT MORE about these featured books, the very talented authors that wrote the books as well as the esteemed guest panelists that selected them!

THEN CAST YOUR VOTE!

Click to vote today!

As part of the contest, the public is also encouraged to read a chapter of the book Why Indigenous Literature’s Matter by Daniel Heath Justice.

YOU COULD WIN!
An Indigenous-themed prize pack

Contest winner will be announced on October 29, 2020 🙂

Further details are available in person at the James L. McIntyre Library, on the Library’s Facebook page (@SSMPL), or at www.ssmpl.ca under the Program and Events + tab.

 

The event is finished.

Date

Oct 06 2020
Expired!

Time

8:00 am - 6:00 pm

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