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Online Author Reading: Jean Teillet, The Northwest is Our Mother
August 15 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm PDTFree
Join Jean Teillet, award-winning lawyer, activist, Métis expert, the great-grand niece of Louis Riel, and accomplished visual and performing artist, for a reading from her highly- acclaimed book on the missing chapter in the narrative of the Canada’s Indigenous Peoples, The Northwest is Our Mother – The Story of Louis Riel’s People, the Métis Nation.
“When Jean Teillet talks about The Métis Nation, we all need to listen. She is passionate. She is a great expert. She has a profound understanding of the Métis story. This is a narrative which flows effortlessly and movingly through her book”. – John Ralston Saul, author of The Comeback.
The Ryga Arts Festival is a vibrant celebration of the arts in the spectacular Okanagan valley of British Columbia, inspired by George Ryga.