CREE STORIES: An evening with Neal McLeod, Duncan Mercredi, and Rosanna Deerchild

ᐘᐦᐚ ᓇᐯᐤ / wahwâ napêw!

Having that Neal McLeod in town is bringing out the Cree shenanigans in some of our very favourite Winnipeg writers! Please join us this evening if you’re able. 


August 14, 2014
at Winnipeg’s Neechi Commons, corner of Main and Euclid.

Please join us for an evening of readings by some of Canada’s best-loved Aboriginal writers for a celebration of the Cree imagination in story, drama, and poetry.


NEAL McLEOD is an acclaimed poet, theorist, painter, curator, filmmaker, and professor of Native Studies at Trent University. He was raised on the James Smith Cree Nation in Saskatchewan.

DUNCAN MERCREDI is a celebrated Cree poet and storyteller from Grand Rapids, Manitoba, who has brilliantly documented life in the bush and life on the streets of Winnipeg.

ROSANNA DEERCHILD is a Cree poet, broadcaster, and journalist from South Indian Lake, Manitoba. Her first book, This is a Small Northern Town, was widely praised and anthologized.

This event is part of the University of Manitoba
Summer Institute in Cree Language and Literature,
which is sponsored by the following U of M units:
Summer Session, the Centre for Creative Writing
and Oral Culture, the Department of Linguistics,
the Department of Native Studies, and the
Department of English, Film and Theatre.

For more info, contact:
Or check out our web site at: STORIES: An evening with Neal McLeod, Duncan Mercredi, and Rosanna Deerchild

About Arden Ogg

Arden Ogg is Director of the Cree Literacy Network, a not-for-profit in its seventh year of gathering and curating Cree language literacy materials on the web and creating connections between students, teachers, speakers and linguists across the Cree dialect-and-language continuum.
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