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Rita Joe: A Tribute

February 28, 2023 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Tuesday, Feb. 28
6:30-8:00 pm
McConnell Library
Everyone welcome | Pjila’si

An evening to celebrate the life and writing of the honoured Mi’kmaq poet and elder Rita Joe. With special guests Frances Sylliboy and Ann Joe who will share a few memories of their inspirational mother and some of their favourite Rita Joe poems. Part of the evening will also include screenings of the 1993 NFB documentary ‘Song of Eskasoni’ (28 mins.) and the video for ‘Gentle Warrior’ (6 mins.) from Eskasoni students’ contribution to the Rita Joe Song Project with the National Arts Centre.

Rita Joe is this year’s NS Heritage Day Honouree https://heritageday.novascotia.ca/content/2023-honouree-rita-joe
Unlimited downloads of Rita Joe’s memoir ‘Song of Rita Joe’ for the month of February https://samepage.overdrive.com/media/9594655


February 28, 2023
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm