A Day with Richard Van Camp
The Circle of Indigenous Students presents: A Day with Richard Van Camp on Wednesday February 26.
Richard Van Camp is a proud member of the Tłı̨chǫ Dene from Fort Smith, Northwest Territories. He is the bestselling author of 24 books in 24 years in just about every genre. Cinematic adaptations of his work include the feature film “The Lesser Blessed” based on his novel of the same name. The Lesser Blessed, published in 1996, recently made the longlist for CBC’s “Canada Reads” this year. His new movie “Three Feathers”, is directed by Carla Ulrich and is based on his graphic novel with Krystal Mateus. The movie and the graphic novel are both translated into Bush Cree, Dene and South Slavey as well as English. Richard lives in Edmonton with his family.
Meet Richard at GPRC Grande Prairie Campus throughout the day in a number of exciting activities.
8:30 - 9:30 am in the On-Campus Friendship Centre (B205)
Muffins with Richard (a meet and greet, to get to know Richard, to ask questions and to have a conversation)
11:30 am - 12:30 pm in B206
Traditional Teachings - Student Lunch and Learn: Special Guest-Richard Van Camp, who will be sharing his knowledge about traditional storytelling.
1:30 - 3:30 pm in the Alumni Lounge (C224)
Creative Writing Workshop: How to Reclaim Your Family Stories
7:00 - 9:00 pm in the Collins Recital Hall
Screening the movie "Three Feather," based on Richard’s novel. Followed by a question and answer period.
For more information, please contact the On-Campus Friendship Centre at 780-539-2092
or email Desiree at DMearon@gprc.ab.ca