Monday, November 22, 2010

Northern Woman's Bookstore and ONWA present First Voices

Northern Woman's Bookstore presents

First Voices: An Aboriginal Women’s Reader

Patricia A. Monture & Patricia D. McGuire (Editors)

Join us to launch!

Refreshments provided.

Wednesday, November 24th at 7:30 pm

65 South Court Street

For more information contact: 344-7979

{Please note that Pat McGuire will also be doing a reading and signing for First Voices Thursday November 25, 1:00 - 2:15 p.m., at ONWA's Open House, which is being held at the Prince Arthur Hotel in recognition of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.

Do stop by, for Pat's reading, as well as various other planned ceremonies and presentations,
beginning at 11 a.m. and commencing at 8 p.m.}


International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women
November 25th, 2010

Thursday, November 25th, 2010
10 am – 4:30 pm
Prince Arthur Hotel
17 North Cumberland Street, Thunder Bay, ON

We will be accepting donations for Christmas Hampers. Please bring a non-perishable food item. Miigwetch!

November 25th has been designated as a day to fight violence against women and is internationally recognized as the “Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women.” ONWA has organized this event in order to take part in this international observance and to bring awareness to the scale and the true nature of the violence against Aboriginal women.
This event will include a book reading of “First Voices, an aboriginal women’s reader,” by Patricia McGuire and a film screening of “3rd World Canada, by Andree Cazabon. A discussion of both and an opportunity to network will take place afterwards.

Please join us afterwards for
“Open Mic Night at the Coffee House”
The Learning Café
510 East Victoria Ave
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Many will share poems and other personal expressions about this important issue. “By raising awareness, together we can work to eliminate it.”
For more information, please contact Kahla Moses at 807- 623-3442 or toll free 1-800-667-0816.

1 comment:

Merche Pallarés said...

My, how many events!! Hugs, M.