Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Sunday, September 24, 2017

Saskatoon -  Broadway Business District - Broadway & 10th Street | 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Brave New Word Tent

Poetry for Survival In the Modern World

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Beth Goobie’s breathing at dusk is a volume of gut-wrenching poems that look back at her emotional journey with fiercely striking language. Her memories are largely centered around the physical and sexual abuse she experienced as a child. Often with a focus on…

Writing the Family with Ven Begamudré and Jan Wong (in conversation with Dave Margoshes)

11:45 AM - 12:30 PM
Two writers explore the complicated relationships between parents and children. Ven Begamudré’s Extended Families: A Memoir of India traces the history of both sides of his family, telling a story that is both timeless and universal. In Jan Wong’s Apron Strings: Navigating…

From the Stage to the Page: The Legendary Henry Woolf (in conversation with Jeff Rogstad)

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM
Henry Woolf, the distinguished stage and screen actor who has been described as “a living icon of the theatrical avant-garde,” worked alongside such contemporaries as Harold Pinter, Laurence Olivier, Peter  O’Toole, Orson Welles, and Glenda Jackson in London, New York, and elsewhere before…

Sharing the Journey and Living the Story

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM
— Blair Stonechild and Harold Johnson In The Knowledge Seeker: Embracing Indigenous Spirituality, Blair Stonechild reclaims his Indigenous spirituality. He delves into the philosophy of his people’s teachings and laws, describes the significance of ceremonies, and comes to better understand the proper…

Free-Style Travel: A Conversation with Two Globetrotting Nomads — John Early and Mike Spencer Bown

3:15 PM - 4:00 PM
A Conversation with Two Globetrotting Nomads — John Early and Mike Spencer Bown John Early’s book, Tales of the Modern Nomad: Monks, Mushrooms and Other Misadventures, delves into a decade of global backpacking to more than thirty countries and captures all the…

Louis Riel, Prophet of the New World — David Doyle

4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
In his important and acclaimed new book, Louis Riel: Let Justice Be Done, longtime Riel activist David Doyle weaves together Riel’s words, writing, and recent historical research to provide Louis Riel with the opportunity, for the first time, to give his own account…

Métis fiddler Scott Duffee

4:45 PM - 5:30 PM
Stay tuned after David Doyle to hear Métis fiddler Scott Duffee perform traditional tunes to close out the festival.