A Virtual Reading and Conversation with
Poet, Writer, Editor and Activist
The University of Manitoba Women’s and Gender Studies Program welcomes special guest Kateri Akiwenzie-Damm as part of the “Myth-Busting and Knowledge Enhancement Roundtables for Sexual Violence Prevention Series” organized by Drs. Nancy Kang and Shawna Ferris.
Akiwenzie-Damm is an award-winning writer, activist, teacher, and literary community-builder from the Saugeen Ojibway First Nation. She is the founder and managing editor of Kegedonce Press, a venue that has worked for decades to highlight diverse Indigenous voices. Her achievements include publications in multiple genres, among them Skins: Contemporary Indigenous Writing (2000), My Heart is a Stray Bullet (2002), Standing Ground (CD, 2004), The Stone Collection (2015), This Place: 150 Years Retold (2019) and numerous contributions to anthologies, special events, and speaking engagements worldwide.
This event has been made possible through the grant support of the UM Office of the Vice-Provost (Academic) and the Margaret Laurence Endowment Fund.
Hosted by Dr. Mylène Gamache and WOMN 2630 (Indigenous Feminisms)
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Meeting ID: 955 6254 5683