Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Sunday, September 24, 2017

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

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For the past 26 years, The Word On The Street has been renowned for the quality and diversity of its event programming and our next festival promises to offer the best so far. See the line-up of incredible Canadian literary talent at The Word On The Street Saskatoon Sunday, September 24, 2017.

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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 relationship with all created beings. This book “makes a real contribution to the world of thought” (Buffy Sainte-Marie).

The Knowledge Seeker: Embracing Indigenous Spirituality

The Knowledge Seeker tells the story of the developing Indigenous-run education movement and calls forth the urgent need to teach about Indigenous spirituality.

  • Nonfiction

Blair Stonechild

Blair Stonechild is a Cree-Saulteaux member of the Muscowpetung First Nation and Professor of Indigenous Studies at First Nations University of Canada. He is also the author of Buffy Sainte-Marie: It’s My Way.

Nonfiction: (Regina, SK), Knowledge Seeker

Firewater: How Alcohol Is Killing My People

A passionate call to action, Firewater examines alcohol-its history, the myths surrounding it, and its devastating impact on Indigenous people.

  • Nonfiction

Harold Johnson

A graduate of Harvard Law School and the author of six books, Harold R. Johnson is a member of the Montreal Lake Cree Nation and lives in La Ronge, Saskatchewan.

Nonfiction: (LaRonge, SK), Firewater