EventsIndigenous Author Talk with David A. Robertson

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Indigenous Author Talk with David A. Robertson

6:00 PM – 7:00 PM


Richmond Public Library is proud to host award-winning Cree author David A. Robertson for a free virtual presentation and reading from his latest release The Theory of Crows, his first fiction novel written for an adult audience. Learn about the inspiration and writing process behind this evocative novel featuring a father-daughter journey which explores the bonds of family and the gifts offered by the land. Following the presentation and reading, David A. Robertson will take questions submitted by the audience. 

About the Author: David Alexander Robertson was the recipient of the 2021 Writers' Union of Canada Freedom to Read Award and has been honoured with multiple literary awards including two Governor General's Literary Awards, the McNally Robinson Best Book for Young People Award, and the Alexander Kennedy Isbister Award for Non-Fiction. He is a member of Norway House Cree Nation and currently lives in Winnipeg.

About the Book: When a troubled father and his estranged teenage daughter head out onto the land in search of the family trapline, they find their way back to themselves, and to each other. 

Attending the Event:

  • This program is suitable for adults and teens.
  • The library is using an online platform to share this live event. Please be aware that this application requires an email address for all participants. A link to join will be emailed to you before the event.
  • The event starts promptly at 6:00pm PDT. Please connect 5 to 10 minutes before the event.

You will need: A working email, a computer, smartphone, or tablet with a microphone, webcam, and internet connection.

Photo Procedure: Library staff may take photos and videos to be used for promotional purposes by the library. If you would prefer not to have your picture taken, please speak to a library staff member. Participants of online programs and events are asked to not take screenshots and/or record programs

We Suggest

The Theory of Crows by David A. Robertson

Black Water by David A. Robertson (print)

Black Water by David A. Robertson (eBook / eAudiobook)

Indigenous Programming
Suitable for:
Literacy, Reading, Writing

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