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Sherry Lawson Author Visit
September 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Author Visits for Indigenous Art and Culture Week
Tuesday, Sept 20, 7pm – Sherry Lawson
Sherry Lawson is a citizen of the Chippewas of Rama First Nation, the third child of an Ojibway father and an Algonkian mother. Her father was a Chief, Language Keeper, and noted rabble-rouser. Sherry grew up listening to the stories of her people from her father and paternal Grandmother. Known as a historian, author, public speaker and defender of the marginalized, Sherry has had an interesting checkered work history. Author of three autobiographical books, Sherry has spoken to groups as diverse as university women to library executives to victim crisis workers. Sherry is known as a stellar volunteer throughout Simcoe County. She prefers to be known for her latest very important non-paying job as Grandmother (Nookomis). Free; drop-in. Call 705-526-4216 to find out more.
Look for all the amazing programming from our community partners for this week!
Our thanks to the Culture Alliance in the Heart of Georgian Bay for sponsoring this program.