Virtual Author Talk with Karen Pheasant-Neganigwane

Join us for a very special author event featuring 2021 Red Cedar Book Award nominated author Karen Pheasant-Neganigwane! 
Karen Pheasant-Neganigwane is an Anishinaabe dancer, educator, writer, artist and orator from Wiikwemkoong on Manitoulin Island, Ontario. Her grandparents, maternal and paternal, come from Wiikwemkoong. Her parents are residential school survivors. Karen is an Assistant Professor at Mount Royal University in the Treaty Seven region. She is cross-appointed to the Department of General Education, Office of Teaching and Learning, and the Department of Humanities–Indigenous Studies. She is also in completion of a PhD in Educational Policy Studies/Indigenous Peoples Education with the University of Alberta. Karen lives in Calgary.
Karen is the winner of the 2021 Norma J. Fleck Award and has been nominated for a 2022 Red Cedar Book Award. Karen will speak about her nominated book PowWow: A Celebration Through Song and Dance.
This presentation is geared to students in grades 4-7. Members of the public may also register to attend the virtual presentation via Zoom. Registrants will receive a Zoom link by email prior to the event. Questions can be emailed to Rachel Brown at brownr@nvdpl.ca
This meeting will be held on Zoom. What you’ll need to attend: a computer with microphone (or headphones) and webcam, or your smartphone/tablet.
Registration required. Register online or call 604-929-3727, ext. 8166. 


Zoom 5


Monday, January 24, 2022 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm


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