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Dawn Dumont (Reading and Signing)

Thursday Aug 03 2017 7:00 pm, Saskatoon, Travel Alcove

Acclaimed Saskatoon author, Dawn Dumont reads from Glass Beads.

These twenty short stories interconnect the friendships of four First Nations people — Everett Kaiswatim, Nellie Gordon, Julie Papequash, and Nathan (Taz) Mosquito — as the collection evolves over two decades against the cultural, political, and historical backdrop of the 90s and early 2000s.

As the four friends experience family catastrophes, broken friendships, travel to Mexico, and the aftermath of the great tragedy of 9/11, readers are intimately connected with each struggle, whether it is with racism, isolation, finding their cultural identity, or repairing the wounds of their upbringing.

Dawn Dumont is a columnist for the Saskatoon StarPhoenix, the Regina Leader-Post, and Eagle Feather News. She has previously written for the Edmonton Journal and CBC Radio, and has worked as a stand-up comic making people laugh at clubs across North America including New York’s Comic Strip, the Comedy Club, the Improv, and Toronto’s Yuk Yuk’s and the Laugh Resort. She lives in Saskatoon.