We Are All Treaty People




Clearing the Plains

  • March 15, 2018 7 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Swift Current Branch Library, 411 Herbert St. East

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Join for a reading and discussion with the award-winning author of “Clearing the Plains: Disease, Politics of Starvation, and the loss of Aboriginal Life” In arresting, but harrowing, prose, James Daschuk examines the roles that Old World diseases, climate, and Canadian politics played in the deaths and subjugation of thousands of aboriginal people in the realization of Sir John A. Macdonald’s “National Dream.”

Book signing to follow