Leading Ideas Speaker Series: Tomson Highway & Witi Ihimaera
Saturday, September 14, 2013 - 7:30 p.m.
Rolston Recital Hall
Donation at the Door
Internationally renowned writers Witi Ihimaera (Maori, New Zealand) and Tomson Highway (Cree, Canada) will share the stage together for an evening of unforgettable stories, tales, and laughter.
Tomson Highway is best known for his award-winning plays, The Rez Sisters, Dry Lips Oughta Move to Kapuskasing, and Ernestine Shuswap Gets Her Trout and his critically-acclaimed novel, Kiss of the Fur Queen. Witi Ihimaera is best known for his children’s novel, The Whale Rider, that became a smash international film success.
For more unforgettable Indigenous storytelling in September, see Readings & Spoken Word from Indigenous Writers.
- 4:00 p.m. Visual Arts Lecture Series: Michael Portnoy and Ieva Misevičiūtė
- 7:00 p.m. Be Mysterious Exhibition Tour
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