Editing Indigenous Manuscripts: A Publishing Master Class

Thursday, June 25, 2015 to Saturday, June 27, 2015

The Saskatchewan Arts Board is pleased to announce a new two-day master class for Canadian publishers and editors working with Indigenous authors and their manuscripts. 


Editing Indigenous Manuscripts will provide an intensive learning experience for publishing professionals seeking specialized knowledge, access to resources and culturally informed dialogue. Faculty coordinator Greg Younging and instructors Warren Cariou, Deanna Reder and Gregory Scofield will engage participants in workshops, discussions and manuscript exercises to explore issues such as: editing Indigenous trauma; Indigenous cultural protocols; respecting Indigenous perspectives on historical events; preserving the Indigenous narrative voice; and employing Indigenous editors and cultural advisors.

Sessions will be held at Wanuskewin Heritage Park in Saskatoon from June 25-27, 2015. The registration fee is $250 and application forms are available at artsboard.sk.ca/editing

Registration limited.  Please contact Program Consultant Joanne Gerber at (306) 964-1163 or joanne@artsboard.sk.ca for more information