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Workshop: The Appropriation of Indigenous Knowledge by Dr. Debbie Reese

Submitted on Wednesday, September 11, 2019

iSchool faculty and students are invited to a special event featuring Dr. Debbie Reese on September 17.

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Workshop:    The Appropriation of Indigenous Knowledge by Dr. Debbie Reese
Date:              Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Time:              2:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Location:       Northern District Library, Room 224 ABC

Admission is free. Registration is required. To register, please rsvp to indigenousinitiatives@torontopubliclibrary.ca .

Dr. Reese is a critic and scholar whose research and writings on the representation of Indigenous people in children’s and young adult literature have informed the work of librarians and teachers and other scholars across North America. In this session, she examines cultural appropriation in common phrases, children’s, teen and adult books, as well as in library programs. The event would be of particular interest to staff and students involved with Indigenous studies and/or children’s librarianship.

 

 

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