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The Drum is Calling Festival: From Oral to Written

July 28 2017, 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. The Drum is Calling Festival: From Oral to Written. The Drum is Calling Festival: From Oral to Written an evening of short talks by indigenous authors hosted by Tomson Highway. In partnership with the Vancouver Writers Fest. Immerse yourself in this nine-day festival of Indigenous and diverse arts and culture.. Event detailsTalonbooks is thrilled to be publishing Tomson Highway's From Oral to Written: A Celebration of Native Canadian Literature, 1980 - 2010 in June of 2017. And as part of this book launch The Drum is Calling Festival presented in partnership with Talonbooks and the Vancouver Writers Fest will be hosting a once in a lifetime evening of literature featuring Tomson Highway and a fabulous line up of Indigenous authors surveyed in Tomson's book. Richard Van Camp, Michael Kusugak, Marilyn Dumont, Ian Ross and Josephine Bacon will join with Tomson Highway for readings and discussion to celebrate the launch of Tomson's book... Event Details. Location: 600 Hamilton Street, Vancouver