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A Conversation with Author David A. Robertson

Tuesday, March 9, 2021
2:30 pm
Zoom (by registration)
Headshot of David Robertson

Brought to you by: LIS-9370 An Introduction to Indigenizing and Decolonizing Library and Information Science, FIMS and the FIMS Graduate Library.

David A. Robertson is the bestselling author of a new memoir, Black Water, and middle-grade book, The Barren Grounds, along with several other children’s books, graphic novels, and novels. These works educate and entertain readers about Indigenous Peoples, reflecting their cultures, histories, communities, as well as illuminating many contemporary issues.  

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DAVID A. ROBERTSON is the author of numerous books for young readers including When We Were Alone, which won the 2017 Governor General's Literary Award. The Barren Grounds, the first book in the middle-grade The Misewa Saga series, received a starred review from Kirkus and was a Kirkus and Quill & Quire best middle-grade book of 2020, as well as a USBBY and Texas Lone Star selection, and is shortlisted for the Ontario Library Association’s Silver Birch Award. His memoir, Black Water: Family, Legacy, and Blood Memory, also came out in 2020. It was a Globe and Mail top 100 Book of the Year, a Quill & Quire Book of the Year, and a Maclean’s 20 Books You Need to Read this Winter selection. Dave is a member of the Norway House Cree Nation and currently lives in Winnipeg. For more information, follow him on Twitter: @DaveAlexRoberts

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