Tuesday, July 7
7:00 – 7:45 pm
This event will be livestreamed through the WGA YouTube page HERE
Anishinaabe author Karen Pheasant-Neganigwane will read from her children’s nonfiction book Powwow: A Celebration through Song and Dance, followed by a Q&A led by fellow children’s nonfiction author Joan Marie Galat. Viewers will have the chance to send questions during the event.
Karen Pheasant-Neganigwane is an Anishinaabe dancer, educator, writer, artist and orator from Wiikwemkoong on Manitoulin Island, Ontario. Her grandparents, maternal and paternal, come from Wiikwemkoong. Her parents are residential school survivors. Karen is an Assistant Professor at Mount Royal University in the Treaty Seven region. She is cross-appointed to the Department of General Education, Ofﬁce of Teaching and Learning, and the Department of Humanities–Indigenous Studies. She is also in completion of a PhD in Educational Policy Studies/Indigenous Peoples Education with the University of Alberta. Karen lives in Calgary.