We learned about who we were as First Nations children in Canada through traditional storytelling. Now, strong First Nations storytellers have turned to the written word in recent decades to share their experiences.The spoken word kept our culture alive, and the written word further bolsters it.
Waubgeshig Rice is an author and a journalist originally from Wasauksing, Ontario. His most recent collection of short stories, Midnight Sweatlodge, was published by Theytus Books in 2011. He currently lives in Ottawa where he works as a video journalist for CBC News.
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