Book Launch: My Indian Summer at Massy Arts
Thursday, September 29, 6:00pm
On Thursday, September 29 at 6pm, join Massy Arts, Massy Books, and writer Joseph Kakwinokanasum for the launch of his new book My Indian Summer (2022), a complex story of a boy at a crossroads on a journey to understanding that some villains are also victims—and that while reconciliation may not be possible, survival is.
In conversation with educator and Director of the Office for Aboriginal Peoples at SFU, William Lindsay, Kakwinokanasum will delve into the experiences that inspired this coming-of-age novel and offer intimate insight into his own experiences being raised by a single mother with seven abittawokosisan (half-breed) siblings. Following the launch, Kakwinokanasum will also be available for a book signing.
is free, open to all and mandatory for entrance.
Venue & Accessibility
The event will be hosted at the Massy Arts Gallery, at 23 East Pender Street in Chinatown, Vancouver.
The gallery is wheelchair accessible and a gender-neutral washroom is on-site.
Covid Protocols: Attendees must provide proof of vaccination, wear a mask (N95 masks are encouraged and recommended as they offer the best protection), and consent to having their temperature checked at the front door. We ask if you are showing symptoms, that you stay home. Thank you kindly.