Brandon University is delighted to announce the third bi-annual OGAMAS Aboriginal Literary Festival to take place at Brandon University on the weekend of November 24-26, 2011.
Admission to all events at the Festival, except the Social and Gala Reading on Saturday evening, will be free. Free refreshments will be served at all coffee breaks and evening receptions. (Admission to the Social and Gala Reading will be $10 at the door or in advance at Campus Books).
Brandon University is a small liberal arts university in Southwestern Manitoba. We have strong Aboriginal programs in Native Studies, Aboriginal Visual Arts, Education, and Counselling. A third of our student population is Aboriginal. We are proud to be the home of Canada’s premiere national Aboriginal Literary Festival.
Brandon Aboriginal Literary Festival
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Richard Van Camp
“I was nervous of thunder and, worse, of lighting. Lightning hunts my family to kill us. It killed seven of my ancestors. And that was one thing I hated about BC--the only thing really: storms of lightning, storms with reach. I glanced at my car sitting in the shade. It was armed with a disabler, an alarm, and a club. Pistol's Tazer and twelve gauge were in the trunk, but I just wanted to go, to be led to a miracle, by a holy way....”