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A FIRST NATIONS LITERACY FESTIVAL: GIIWENH, SHARING STORIES

September 30 @ 10:30 am - 10:30 pm

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Join Huronia Cultural Campus for a full day celebrating First Nations’ writing and storytelling, featuring established and emerging First Nations writers, and more to enjoy! n keeping with Chippewas of Rama First Nation tradition, Doors Open and Culture Days, admission is free. The Chippewas of Rama First Nation will be offering free refreshments and traditional food along with free parking. Food venues will be on site.

Light refreshments will be included and an evening event telling more stories around the open fire until the embers die down.

This event will be taking place at the Chippewa’s of Rama’s MASK/Arena and the Culture and Research building. This is a presentation of HCC in partnership with Chippewas of Rama First Nation.

Performers from local Indigenous communities, including renowned storyteller Mark Douglas and young hand-drummer Thomas Harrigan, will also perform.

A highlight of the day will be a cooking demonstration by chef David Wolfman.

Giiwenh, an Ojibwe word meaning ‘so the story goes,’ is a day-long festival for all ages, with readings by best-selling authors:

– David Bouchard
– Cherie Dimaline
– Joseph Boyden
– Lee Maracle
– David Wolfman
– Tracey Lindberg
– Chad Solomon
– Marlene Finn
– Liz Howard

For more information visit www.HCCPresents.com and follow them on Twitter @Giiwenh @HuroniaCultural

Venue

Mnjikaning Arena Sports Ki (MASK)
6145 Rama Rd, RAMA FIRST NATION 32
Rama, Ontario L3V 6H6 Canada
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7053253611
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