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Library and Archives Canada395 Wellington Street
7:00pm

Truth Telling: Seven Conversations about Indigenous Life in Canada

with Michelle Good
Hosted by Karen McBride

Truth Telling: Seven Conversations about Indigenous Life in Canada

with Michelle Good
Hosted by Karen McBride
28
Thursday
Sep
2023
7:00pm
Library and Archives Canada
395 Wellington Street
Michelle Good - Photo by Silken Sellinger Photography

Presented with Library and Archives Canada

 

Join us for an essential conversation between Algonquin Anishnaabe author and artist Karen McBride and Governor General’s Award-winning bestseller Michelle Good, for those looking to acknowledge the past and understand the way forward. 

 

Truth Telling: Seven Conversations about Indigenous Life in Canada is a bold, provocative collection of essays exploring the historical and contemporary Indigenous experience in Canada.

 

From racism, broken treaties, and cultural pillaging, to the value of Indigenous lives and the importance of Indigenous literature, this collection reveals facts about Indigenous life in Canada that are both devastating and enlightening. Truth Telling also demonstrates the myths underlying Canadian history and the human cost of colonialism, showing how it continues to underpin modern social institutions in Canada.

 

Passionate and uncompromising, Michelle Good affirms that meaningful and substantive reconciliation hinges on recognition of Indigenous self-determination, the return of lands, and a just redistribution of the wealth that has been taken from those lands without regard for Indigenous peoples.

 

Books are available from our friends at Perfect Books.

 

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