Kateri and Shane a hit

Yesterday morning Kateri Akiwenzie-Damm led a workshop in writing with courage, giving the participants tools to deal with a story that stops you cold. In the afternoon, Shane Belcourt led a lively workshop on screenwriting. I attended both, and I’m glad I did! The evening at the Oddfellows’ Hall also went well. The Rebekahs put […]

Saturday…

…is the big day. We have a few spots left for the two workshops, Writing with Courage at 10 a.m. with Kateri Akiwenzie-Damm, and Screenwriting at 1:30 p.m. with Shane Belcourt. Lunch included. Even if the workshops aren’t your thing, don’t miss the performance at 7:00 p.m. at the Oddfellows’ Hall on Main Street in […]

Kateri Akiwenzie-Damm appears July 16th in Thessalon!

We’ve been looking forward to this one for a long time! Kateri Akiwenzie-Damm is bringing her performance poetry to Thessalon on the evening of July 16th. She’ll be accompanied by musician Shane Belcourt. The show will be at the I.O.O.F. hall, across from the Post Office on Main Street, Thessalon, at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are […]

Summer Writing Workshops

Stories in the North has two fantastic writing workshops coming on July 16th. Writing with Courage with Kateri Akiwenzie-Damm 10:00 a.m. to noon Everyone has a story they are afraid to write. Memoir, personal essay, fiction rooted in truth, sometimes there are moments, incidents or whole subjects that are difficult to write. Bring yours to […]

Happy to confirm

That Kateri Akiwenzie-Damm will indeed be our next author, and the confirmed date is July 16th, 2011. Hooray! Kateri is a performance poet, and the owner of Kagedonce Press. We’re currently negotiating for a musical act to round out the evening, and we’ll keep you posted! In the meantime, Pauline Clark has written a great […]

The next author is…..

Kateri Akiwenzie-Damm! Kateri is a poet and performance artist, living and working at Neyaashiinigmiing, Cape Croker Reserve on the Saugeen Peninsula in southwestern Ontario, and in Ottawa. Besides writing and performing poetry and music, Kateri has established Kegedonce Press, one of only three aboriginal publishing houses in Canada. To read an interview with Kateri, go […]