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VPL: Aboriginal voices

October 19 2016, 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. VPL: Aboriginal voices. Exciting new voices in Indigenous poetry Jordan Abel, Lisa Bird-Wilson, and Leanne Simpson read and perform from their latest works.. Event detailsJordan Abel is a Nisga'a writer from Vancouver. He is the author of The Place of Scraps (winner of the Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize), and Un/inhabited, Abel's third book of poetry, Injun, was released in the Spring of 2016.Lisa Bird-Wilson is a Cree-M├ętis writer from Saskatchewan. She is the author of the novel Just Pretending, and more recently a poetry collection, The Red Files.Leanne Simpson is of Michi Saagiig Nishnaabeg ancestry and a member of Alderville First Nation. She is the author of three books; Dancing on Our Turtle's Back, The Gift Is in the Making and Islands of Decolonial Love.Moderated by Margo Kane, Full Circle First Nations PerformanceIn partnership with the SFU First Nations Studies Department... Event Details. Location: 823 Seymour Street near Robson, Vancouver