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A Virtual Evening with Sandra Laronde & Duncan McCue
Join author Sandra Laronde and CBC’s Duncan McCue as they discuss Sandra’s debut novel, She Holds Up the Stars, a moving coming-of-age story in which a young Indigenous girl searching for a sense of home finds strength and courage in her gifts, her deepening connection to the land, and her own cultural awakening. Richard Van Camp, author of The Lesser Blessed, Little You, and When We Play Our Drums, They Sing!, wrote, “Enjoy and savor this instant classic. I love this book.”

Sandra Laronde is originally from the Teme-Augama Anishinaabe (People of the Deep Water) in Temagami, Northern Ontario. An accomplished arts innovator and cultural leader, Sandra has conceived, developed, produced, and disseminated many award-winning productions. She is the founder and Executive & Artistic Director of Red Sky Performance, a leading company of contemporary Indigenous performance worldwide.

Award-winning journalist Duncan McCue has been with CBC News for over two decades and is the host of Kuper Island, an eight-part podcast on residential schools. In his more than two decades with CBC News, he has hosted Cross Country Checkup and been a longstanding correspondent for CBC-TV’s flagship news show, The National.

Sep 27, 2022 07:00 PM in Winnipeg

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