Wagamese, Richard


Richard Wagamese (CAN) is one of Canada’s foremost Aboriginal authors and journalists with a career spanning 30 years. He has written several books, including the critically acclaimed Keeper’n Me and One Native Life a collection of essays. Wagamese is also an advocate for the homeless and in 2010, received a honourary doctorate from Thompson Rivers University. Wagamese is an Ojibway from the Wabaseemoong First Nation in North-western Ontario and currently resides in Kamloops, BC. Wagamese presents One Story, One Song, a collection of stories that are grouped according to the four Ojibway storytelling principles: balance, harmony, knowledge and intuition. WordFest alumnus 2008




Richard Wagamese is unable to attend WordFest at the last minute due to a personal issue. Mr. Wagamese offers sincere apologies for an inconvenience this causes.


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