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Podcast Episode 11
12:00pm

Tainna: The Unseen Ones

with Norma Dunning
Hosted by Kateri Akiwenzie-Damm

Tainna: The Unseen Ones

with Norma Dunning
Hosted by Kateri Akiwenzie-Damm
9
Friday
Apr
12:00pm
Dr. Norma Dunning

Educator, author, editor and publisher. Kateri Akiwenzie-Damm hosts a conversation with Dr. Norma Dunning about her latest collection of stories, Tainna: The Unseen Ones .

 

Drawing on both lived experience and cultural memory, Norma Dunning brings together six powerful new short stories centred on modern-day Inuk characters in Tainna. Ranging from homeless to extravagantly wealthy, from spiritual to jaded, young to elderly, and even from alive to deceased, Dunning’s characters are united by shared feelings of alienation, displacement and loneliness resulting from their experiences in southern Canada.

 

Books are available from our friends at Perfect Books .

 

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