24th ilb
5 – 14 Sep 2024 Program
9 – 18 Sep 2024 Young Program

Echo. Echo. Indigenous Voices Body Memories: Billy-ray Belcourt Und Toni Jensen

Two authors, two essay memoirs in which the human body plays a central role: Billy­-Ray Belcourt, a member of the Driftpile Creek Nation, writes about grief, colonial violence, queerness, love, happiness, and sex in his essay »A History of My Brief Body« [2020], while Toni Jensen, herself Métis, addresses various forms of violence in »Carry: A Memoir of Survival on Stolen Land« [2020]. Billy-­Ray Belcourt participates via live stream.

Event language: English


Thursday, 2021-09-16