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From Research to Nonfiction Writing: with Dr. Blair Stonechild

When: Monday June 5, 2017, 6:30-9:00 pm 
Where: SWG Office (100 – 1150 8th Avenue)
Cost: Free for SWG members or $25 for non-members

Participants will submit samples of their research work in advance of this workshop, 25 pages maximum. Dr. Stonechild will respond directly to their work, providing insights, tips, tricks and methodologies that may help them in turning their research work into nonfiction writing.

Space is limited, so please register in advance by clicking here.

The registration deadline is Monday, May 29. Email work samples to Leah MacLean-Evans, Program Assistant, at swgpr@skwriter.com.

For more information, contact Oin Nicholson, SWG Program Coordinator: swgevents@skwriter.com.

Dr. Blair Stonechild is a member of the Muscowpetung Saulteaux First Nation. He attended Qu’Appelle Indian Residential School and Campion Collegiate then went on to obtain his Bachelor’s degree from McGill, and Master’s and Doctorate degrees from University of Regina. In 1976 Blair joined the First Nations University of Canada as its first faculty member. Blair has been Dean of Academics and Executive Director of Development responsible for construction of the university’s facility. Major publications include Loyal Till Death: Indians and the North-West Rebellion (1997), a history book which won national attention; The New Buffalo: Aboriginal Post-secondary Policy in Canada (2006) a study of Canadian Indigenous higher education policy; and the biography Buffy Sainte-Marie: It’s My Way on the life of the internationally renowned singer which has received awards. His latest work The Knowledge Seeker: Embracing Indigenous Spirituality which relates the teachings of Indigenous Elders is published by the University of Regina Press in 2016. Blair resides in Regina with his wife and three adult children.



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