|9-10:30 AM – Author Talk School Visits Featuring Waubgeshig Rice and Jordan Abel—Closed Event|
Each of the authors visit high schools for readings/Q&A
9:30-10:45 AM – Memoir Writing Featuring Maria Campbell (In-Person), Alicia Elliott (In-Person) and Monique Gray Smith (Virtual), moderated by Paul Seesequasis (In-Person)—Virtual and In-Person at the Roxy Theatre
A discussion with Maria, Alicia, and Monique on the process of memoir writing, moderated by Paul Seesequasis, followed by a Q&A.
10:45-11 AM – BREAK
11-11:30 AM – Probably Ruby Book Launch with Lisa Bird-Wilson
11:30-12:30 PM – LUNCH BREAK (Bagged Lunches provided at venue)
12:30-2:30 PM – Screening of Indian Horse—In-Person at the Roxy Theatre
2:30-3:30 PM – From Page to Screen Film and Media Discussion—
In-Person at the Roxy Theatre
Moderated by Rosanna Deerchild, featuring Dennis Foon, screenwriter for Indian Horse. This discussion will dive into the process of bringing the written word to a visual medium, followed by 15 minutes of Q&A.
5-6 PM – SAWCI Annual General Meeting – All welcome!—Alt Hotel
7 PM – Keynote Address Featuring Jesse Wente (Virtual)—Virtual and In-Person at the Alt Hotel
8-9 PM – Open Mic (Sign up to share your writing!)—Virtual and In-Person at the Alt Hotel