Indigenous Speakers Series presents David A. Robertson

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm EDT

The Indigenous Speakers Series proudly presents David Alexander Robertson, the bestselling author of children’s books, graphic novels, and novels whose works educate and entertain readers about Indigenous Peoples, reflecting their cultures, histories, communities, as well as illuminating many contemporary issues.  

illustration of David Robertson with flowers and animals
David A. Robertson's books include When We Were Alone (Governor General’s Literary Award winner, McNally Robinson Best Book for Young People winner, TD Canadian Children’s Literature Award finalist), Will I See? (Manuela Dias Book Design and Illustration Award, Graphic Novel Category), and the YA novel Strangers (Michael Van Rooy Award for Genre Fiction, Best Indigenous Writer at the High Plains Book Awards). David is a member of Norway House Cree Nation. He lives in Winnipeg. Visit his website.

Book signing will follow the talk, 4:00 to 4:30 pm.

This Indigenous Speakers Series event is co-presented by the Waterloo Indigenous Student Centre, the Faculty of Arts, the Department of History, and the Department of Communication Arts. The Series highlights the voices of Indigenous artists, writers, activists, and leaders from across Turtle Island, offering UWaterloo students, faculty and staff opportunities to learn from, understand, and engage with Indigenous issues.

Illustration of David Robertson by Catherine Dallaire -