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June 3, 2013

Treena Wynes l Christopher Adams, Gregg Dahl & Ian Peach l Darlene Klassen l Marjorie Anderson & Deborah Schnitzer



June 9, 2:00 pm in the Atrium
Eating Myself Crazy: How I Made Peace With Food (And How You Can Too)

Lifestyle consultant and life coach Treena Wynes not only tells her story of food addiction, but also shares valuable information for others struggling with emotional eating issues.

Treena Wynes is a Registered Social Worker and owner of Food4Thought Counselling Service in Saskatoon.

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June 10, 7:00 pm in the Atrium
Métis in Canada: History, Identity, Law and Politics

These twelve essays constitute a groundbreaking volume of new work prepared by leading scholars in the fields of history, anthropology, constitutional law, political science, and sociology, who identify the many facets of what it means to be Métis in Canada today.

Christopher Adams directed an annual survey on Aboriginal people in Manitoba and is the Rector of St. Paul’s College at the University of Manitoba.
Gregg Dahl is a descendant of a Half-breed family that lived in the Red River Settlement.
Ian Peach is Dean of the Faculty of Law at the University of New Brunswick.

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June 10, 7:30 pm in the Travel Alcove
What Kind of Goodbye?

When a loved one dies, a child will grieve deeply, but often differently than an adult. Samantha McRorie’s paintings of prairie landscapes partner with Darlene Klassen’s writing, creating a resource to help children, and those who care for them.
It includes spaces to record treasured memories of the person who is gone.

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June 11, 8:00 pm in Prairie Ink Restaurant
At the Edge, a collaborative novel featuring 15 authors from Canada and Europe

A series of errors leave unmarked a gaping 8-foot hole. Most of the people manage to skirt the danger... except one. Sixteen writers present the back stories of some of the people who cross the quadrangle on that day.

Marjorie Anderson and Deborah Schnitzer co-chaired the 2009 inaugural Carol Shields Symposium on Women’s Writing, and together offer yearly Write to Art workshops for the Winnipeg Art Gallery.  Along with Carol Shields, Marjorie edited the national best-selling Dropped Threads anthologies.  Deborah co-edited the award-winning collection The Madwoman in the Academy.  Her novel, An Unexpected Break in the Weather, won the 2010 Margaret Laurence Award for Fiction.


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