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News archive - June 2019

Monday, June 17, 2019

Voice for truth receives honorary doctorate at Waterloo convocation

Waterloo Chancellor shaking hands with Lee Maracle at convocation ceremony

Si'Yam Lee Maracle’s unflinching look at life on Turtle Island under settler colonialism has propelled a generation of storytellers. In a recent interview with the CBC, the author of path-breaking books such as Bobbi- Lee: Indian Rebel, and Ravensong talked of the bigotry she faced trying to tell Indigenous stories as a young woman growing up in 1970s Vancouver.