Deerchild, Rosanna

RosannaDeerchild2015-gallery-thumb-638xauto-403110ROSANNA DEERCHILD has been storytelling for more than 20 years, most recently as host of CBC Radio One’s Unreserved, a show that shares the stories, music and culture of Indigenous Canada. Rosanna is a veteran broadcaster, having worked at APTN, CBC, Global and NCI-FM, where she hosted All My Relations. She has also hosted The (204) and the Weekend Morning Show on CBC Radio One and appeared on CBC Radio’s DNTO. She is an award-winning author and poet. Her debut poetry collection this is a small northern town shares her reflections of growing up in a racially divided place. It won the 2009 Aqua Books Lansdowne Prize for Poetry. Her second book, calling down the sky, is her mother’s Residential School survivor story. 

Events:

Reading Event 5: The Literary Cabaret

Reading Event 8: Rising Up – The Poetry of Protest