Richard Van Camp is a proud Tlicho Dene from Fort Smith, NWT. He is the author of 24 books in just about every genre. His novel, The Lesser Blessed, is now a feature film with First Generation Films and his graphic novel with Scott Henderson, A Blanket of Butterflies, was nominated for an Eisner Award in 2016. You can visit Richard on Facebook, Twitter and at www.richardvancamp.com.
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Canada 150 has been a chance to reflect on our country's great achievements, sure, but with it comes a sobering look at its history of settlers mistreating the Indigenous peoples who were here first. In comes Indigenizing: a process of (re)introducing Indigenous customs, languages, ... Read more
Bearskin Diary is representative of the strong aboriginal voices in Canada. This novel—which is inspired by the author’s own experiences—is relevant to many of the most pressing issues facing Canadians today.
Established in 1993, Kegedonce Press’ motto is “w’daub awae” (“speaking true”), and they certainly practice what they preach. Kegedonce fosters the creative cultural expression of Indigenous Peoples through the publication of books that involve Indigenous Peoples ... Read more
The Real Vancouver Writers’ Series was born in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside amid the glare and hoopla of the Olympic Winter Games in February 2010.
It took us about a month to get organized and another month to execute four weekly Wednesday night readings featuring a total ... Read more
It goes without question that All Lit Up employs a host of reading-obsessed people, who started out as reading-obsessed kids. Our indie publishers and their kids are no exception. If you’re looking to raise your own bookworms this Family Literacy Day, check out some of the ... Read more
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