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In conversation: Burnaby library to host Cree-Stoney educator and writer

William G. Lindsay will speak about the Indian Act, residential schools and reconciliation.
The Burnaby Public Library Tommy Douglas branch is hosting a conversation with Indigenous author William G. Lindsay.

On Thursday, Sept. 8, join the Burnaby Public Library in conversation with Cree-Stoney educator and writer, William G. Lindsay.

Lindsay will read from his new book Rez Dog Blues & The Haiku: A Savage Life in Bits and Pieces, a coming-of-age story based on his life as an Indigenous youth in the 1960s and 70s.

Topics for discussion will include the Indian Act, residential schools and reconciliation.

The book is a finalist for this year’s Whistler Independent Book Awards.

Lindsay is a college professor and university educator, who has worked in a number of senior positions at institutions across the country including Simon Fraser University, the University of British Columbia, Concordia University, Douglas College, Institute of Indigenous Government and Native Education College.

William G. Lindsay at Burnaby Public Library

When: Thursday, Sept. 8 (6:30-8 p.m.)
Where: Burnaby Public Library, Tommy Douglas branch (7311 Kingsway)
Cost: Free, registration required online, by phone at 604-436-5400 or in-person at any BPL branch