The University of Waterloo's Indigenous Speakers Series is hosting author Jesse Thistle on Sept. 18th, 2019. Thistle's work "is focused on intergenerational and historic trauma of the Métis people, and also reflects on his own past struggles with addiction and homelessness. Jesse is widely recognized in the scholarly community and beyond -- especially with the recent publication of his memoir From the Ashes (Simon and Schuster Canada)." Learn more about Thistle's work on his website. #365ofgoodWR
This free event is open to the public and a book signing will follow the talk.
"The Indigenous Speakers Series is co-presented by the Waterloo Indigenous Student Centre, the Faculty of Arts, the Department of History, and the Department of Communication Arts. The Series highlights the voices of Indigenous artists, writers, activists, and leaders from across Turtle Island, offering UWaterloo students, faculty and staff opportunities to learn from, understand, and engage with Indigenous issues."
Date: Sept. 18th, 4-5:30pm
Location: ML - Modern Languages, Theatre of the Arts
200 University Avenue West
Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1