'Blanket Toss Under Midnight Sun' now available from your favourite book seller.
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Paul Seesequasis is a Willow Cree writer, cultural activist and journalist. He was a founding editor of the award-winning Aboriginal Voices magazine, the recipient of a Maclean-Hunter journalism award and worked as a program officer at The Canada Council for the Arts. Blanket Toss Under Midnight Sun will be released by Knopf Canada on October 22, 2019.
Presently, my writing and research is focused on Indigenous photography, historical narratives and the process of visual reclamation. The writing is inspired by archival photography, by both Indigenous and non-Indigenous photographers and the narratives inspired by the photographs.
The Arnold Lupson Photos: The Nickel Galleries (Calgary) - Opens October 10, 2019. Arnold Lupson took hundreds of photos of people from the Tsuut'ina, Nakoda and Blackfoot nations in Alberta. I am pleased to curate the first public exhibition of these photos.