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The Aboriginal Gathering Place and the Students' Union invites you to the Sharing Circle - Land Back with guest jay simpson.

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Oct 19, 2021 11:30AM – 12:30PM

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On Campus

Aboriginal Gathering Place

520 1st Ave E See on Map

The Aboriginal Gathering Place and the Studnets' Union invites you to the Sharing Circle - Land Back with guest jay simpson. Everyone in the community is welcome to attend.

jaye simpson is an Oji-Cree Saulteaux Indigiqueer from the Sapotaweyak Cree Nation. simpson is a writer, advocate and activist sharing their knowledge and lived experiences in hope of creating utopia.

jaye is published in several magazines including Poetry Is Dead, This Magazine, PRISM international, SAD Magazine: Green, GUTS Magazine, SubTerrain, Grain and Room. They are in two anthologies: Hustling Verse (2019) and Love After the End (2020). Their first poetry collection, it was never going to be okay (Nightwood Ed.) was shortlisted for the 2021 ReLit Award and a 2021 Dayne Ogilvie Prize Finalist while also winning the 2021 Indigenous Voices Award for Published Poetry in English.

they are a displaced Indigenous person resisting, ruminating and residing on xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), səl̓ilwətaɁɬ (Tsleil-waututh), and sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) First Nations territories, colonially known as Vancouver.