Turtle Island Reads celebrates the best in Indigenous Canadian writing
authors and stories took centre stage with the second annual edition of Turtle
Island Reads. The event celebrated Indigenous Canadian fiction with a panel
discussion on three books including Bearskin
Diary by Carol Danies, This Accident
of Being Lost by Leanne Simpson and Son
of a Trickster by Eden Robsinson.
Turtle Island Reads event was hosted by author and CBC Ottawa journalist Waubgeshig
Rice. CBC Montreal's Nantali Indongo moderated the discussion with book
advocates Shannon Webb-Campbell, Moe Clark and Ryan McMahon.
public event drew about 100 spectators to Tanna Schulich Hall at McGill
University and even more online to CBC's various Facebook pages.