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Ancestral Voices Series: Junie Désil

August 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Discover our shared histories, our unique lived experiences, and the past, present, and future of own-voices storytelling in this conversation series hosted by Kim Wheatley and Maxine Gordon Palomino. In August, come and learn from acclaimed poet, Junie Désil.

Presented as part of the Ancestral Voices series.

Junie Désil is a poet. Born of immigrant (Haitian) parents on the Traditional Territories of the Kanien’kehá:ka in the island known as Tiohtià:ke (Montréal), raised in Treaty 1 Territory (Winnipeg). Junie’s debut poetry collection Eat Salt|Gaze at the Ocean (TalonBooks, 2020) was a finalist for the Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize. Junie currently lives on the traditional territories of the Homalco, Tla’amin and Klahoose where she is working on a novel and a poetry manuscript.

This program will be hosted virtually. Please register on Eventbrite to receive the meeting link.


August 9
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm