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Traditional tales, new ways

Elsie Paul (far right) with her co-authors (l-r) Paige Raibmon, Davis McKenzie, and Harmony Johnson

ELDER ELSIE PAUL has lived history. Born in 1931, she survived the residential school system, witnessed police harassment of Indigenous peoples, and is one of the last surviving speakers of the Sliammon language. Now her focus is on sharing that life experience with future generations.

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Poetry and process: A roundtable with Karen Solie, Doyali Islam, and Matthew Walsh; Bringing kids into the FOLD; Libraries take on the Big Five

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