June 21, 2016
40 Elgin Street, Ottawa, Ontario
In celebration of National Aboriginal Day, and the longest day of the year, the National Capital Commission (NCC), in collaboration with the Ottawa International Writers Festival, is hosting an evening of exceptional literary talent, featuring the Parliamentary Poet Laureate, George Elliott Clarke, of the Eastern Woodland Metis Nation Nova Scotia. Joining him is Algonquin elder, poet and artist Albert Dumont, Cree poet Louise Bernice Halfe (Skydancer), Tuscarora poet and playwright Daniel David Moses, and Mohawk poet and spoken word artist Janet Marie Rogers.
The public will have the opportunity to address their comments and questions to our guest poets and artists.
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
8:30 pm to 10:30 pm
Capital Urbanism Lab
40, Elgin Street, 2nd Floor
BOOK EARLY, limited space. Registration is first-come, first-served, and closes at noon on Monday, June 20.
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