Red Quills Indigenous Book Club - Braiding Sweetgrass
Date and time
Barrie Public Library Downtown
60 Worsley St.
Directions: Our Downtown Branch is centrally located in the Downtown core at the corner of Worsley and Owen Streets. The building and facilities are fully accessible. We’re a short walk to the city's beautiful waterfront parks. https://www.barrielibrary.ca/about-bpl/branches/downtown-branch.
Offered in English.
This event, being held at the downtown branch of the Barrie Public Library, will highlight Red Quill's Indigenous book club. The club meets once a month to discuss narratives and stories written by Indigenous authors. Lead by Vanessa Kennedy of Red Quills, the purpose of the book club is to discuss Indigenous narratives with an Indigenous lead to assist and support questions and perspectives of the books. It is a few steps on the path of reconciliation with non-Indigenous readers to explore; hidden truths, pasts, worldviews, spirituality, interconnection to the land, and present issues of Indigenous life due to colonization of a nation that was almost eradicated off their homeland of turtle island. All are welcome to attend but registration is required and space is limited - http://barrielibrary.libnet.info/event/8917969.
* Please note this is primarily an in-person event. If you are unable to attend in person, but would like to join online, please indicate this when you register. A link will be sent to you from Red Quills before the event.
- Book Club Registration Link barrielibrary.libnet.info
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