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Since 1990, The Word On The Street has proudly hosted some of the finest talent in Canadian literature. Our 29th festival was one of our best yet. Check out all of the authors, performers, and storytellers below!
Waubgeshig Rice is an author and journalist originally from Wasauksing First Nation. In 2014, he received the Anishinabek Nation’s Debwewin Citation for excellence in First Nation Storytelling. He currently works as a multi-platform journalist for CBC in Sudbury.
With winter looming, a small northern Anishinaabe community goes dark, but out of catastrophe comes resilience. To keep their group safe while fighting against sickness, despair, and hostile visitors, the community turns to the land and Anishinaabe tradition.