|Event Starts||January 27, 2016 7:00 pm||Event Ends||January 27, 2016 8:30 pm|
|Cost||Free, registration required|
The event is Free but registration is required. Click HERE to register.
This event is presented in partnership with Canada Council for the Arts, Capital Regional District, University of Victoria Department of Writing, Open Space, Open Word: Readings & Ideas
About the Speaker
Author James Daschuk is a professor at the University of Regina in the Department of Kinestheology and Health Studies. His research focus is on the impact of environmental change on the health of indigenous people. His historical work investigates the role of disease, changes to subsistence practices and climate change in the historical development of western Canada. His book, Clearing the Plains is a national best-seller.
“Required reading for all Canadians.” -Candace Savage, author of A Geography of Blood
“Clearly written, deeply researched, and properly contextualized history…Essential reading for everyone interested in the history of indigenous North America.” -J.R. McNeill, author of Mosquito Empires