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October 16, 2009

Join Jordan Wheeler and Jennifer Storm at OGAMAS Aboriginal Literary Festival

Jordan Wheeler, author of Just a Walk and Chuck in the City, and Jennifer Storm, author of Deadly Loyalties will be at Ogamas Brandon Aboriginal Literary Festival: What We Gather For Each Other, October 15-17, 2009


Session: Dialogue: Writing for Children and Young Adults

Date: Friday, October 16, 2009

Time: 9:00 a.m. - 10:20 a.m.

Location: Brandon University - EVANS THEATRE
Authors: Jordan Wheeler (chair), Jennifer Storm


Session: Literary Readings: Imagining Other Worlds

Time: 3:10 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Location: Brandon University - EVANS THEATRE

Authors: Jordan Wheeler


For more information go to

Posted by Administrator User on 16/10/2009 01:00 am


October 15, 2009

Robert Arthur Alexie Tour October 2009

Once chief of the Tetlit Gwich’in of Fort McPherson, NWT, Robert Alexie offers a dramatic, haunting glimpse of a northern community’s struggle with the impact of the residential school system imposed on Canada’s First Nations in his novel Porcupines and China Dolls. Robert lives in Inuvik. Robert tours Calgary, the Okanagan and Vancouver.

Calgary Events

Thursday, October 15, 2009, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Mount Royal University, The Knuckle
EA Building, EA-3001, 4825 Mount Royal Gate SW, Calgary, AB, Tel: 403-440-6111

Friday, October 16, 2009, 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
In School First Calgary Savings Book Rapport (Gr. 10-12)
Canmore Collegiate, 1800-8 Avenue, Canmore, AB, Tel: 403-678-6192

Saturday, October 17, 2009, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Vertigo Theatre Centre Studio
161, 115 - 9 Avenue SE, Calgary, AB, Tel: 403-221-3708, email:


Okanagan Events

Thursday, October 22, 2009 - Penticton
En’owkin Centre, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Lot 45, Green Mountain Rd.
Penticton, BC, Tel: 250-493-7181 ext. 2234
$5.00 Deer Stew & Bannock (with appetizers and dessert)
Lunch with Robert Alexie

Friday, October 23, 2009 - Kelowna
University of British Columbia Okanagan, 10:00 a.m. -11:00 a.m.
Lally Grauer, PhD, Associate Professor, English
3333 University Way, Kelowna, BC, Tel:(250) 807-9342


Vancouver Events

Saturday, October 24, 2009, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
PTC Studio, Granville Island,
3rd Floor, Festival House, 1398 Cartwright Street, Vancouver, BC
Tel: 604-681-6330

Sunday, October 25, 2009, 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Performance Works, Granville Island,
1218 Cartwright Street, Vancouver, BC
Tel: 604-681-6330


Theytus acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts
which last year invested $20.1 million in writing and publishing throughout Canada.

Posted by Administrator User on 15/10/2009 06:30 pm