Book Launch: Poetry collection by Naomi McIlwraith

Wednesday, June 20, 2012 - 23:00 to Thursday, June 21, 2012 - 01:00

The launch for educator, essayist and poet Naomi McIlwrait's collection of poetry, Kiyam.

Through poems that move between the two languages, McIlwraith explores the beauty of the intersection between nêhiyawêwin, the Plains Cree language, and English, âkayâsîmowin. Written to honour her father's facility in nêhiyawêwin and her mother's beauty and generosity as an inheritor of Cree, Ojibwe, Scottish, and English, kiyâm articulates a powerful yearning for family, history, peace, and love.

Please RVSP via naomi.mcilwraith@gmail.com

Riverbend Community Hall
258 Rhatigan Road East
Edmonton , AB
Canada
53° 28' 27.696" N, 113° 34' 59.0088" W
Alberta CA

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