Virtual Indigenous Book Club: The Reason You Walk by Wab Kinew

Author Wab Kinew sits at a table with a wide smile. The cover of the book is pictured.
Date: 
December 3, 2020
Time: 
7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
1171 Front Street
Whitehorse
Cost: 
Free
Contact: 
Facebook Event

Description 

Presented by Whitehorse Public Library and the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre.

This free program invites Indigenous and non-Indigenous participants to read works by Indigenous authors and then come together to discuss themes and ideas.

Copies of the book are available to borrow from the library. Ask about digital and accessible formats. Online via Zoom. Email for the link.

Author in attendance. Facilitated by Duane Gastant' Aucoin.

WAB KINEW is a musician and former journalist who is now head of the Manitoba New Democratic Party. Kinew is a member of the Midewin and an honorary witness for the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada. He is the author of the award-winning memoir, The Reason You Walk, and the picture book, Go Show the World. He lives in Winnipeg with his family.

Duane Gastant' Aucoin is a writer, performer, film-maker and Wolf/Yanyedi member of the Teslin Tlingit Council.

It is not necessary to read the book in order to attend the discussion.