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Book Celebration, Audiobook Launch, and Premiere of Wekweètì and Ekwǫ̀
29 April at 14:00
Saturday, April 29, 2PM
McCord Stewart Museum Theatre, Montreal
Nadine Neema will be in conversation with Tammy Steinwand, Tłı̨chǫ Government Culture and Lands Protection Director, to celebrate Neema’s historical fiction youth novel and audiobook Journal of a Travelling Girl, and to watch the premiere of her short film Wekweètì and Ekwǫ̀ (“Wekweètì and Caribou”) at the McCord Stewart Museum Theatre on Saturday April 29th at 2pm.
There will be readings, songs inspired by Neema’s time in Wekweètì accompanied by Adam Goulet, and the Montreal premiere of Wekweètì and Ekwǫ̀, a short film from footage Neema took between 2000 and 2002 in Wekweètì and on the land, which features the late Elders Alexis Arrowmaker and Mary Adele Eyakfwo telling old time stories of how they grew up on the land and why they settled in Wekweètì. There will also be book signings, bannock and giveaways.
Please come early as seats are limited and this is free admission.