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Author Reading: Carolyn Parks Mintz

28sep12:00 pmAuthor Reading: Carolyn Parks Mintz12:00 pm

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oin us at our Central City location from 12-3pm on Saturday, September 28, where she will be signing and reading from her latest book, "Resolve: The Story of the Chelsea Family and a First Nation Community’s Will to Heal." "Resolve" explores the harrowing, personal journey of the Chelsea family, of the Alkali Lake Esk’et First Nation. By combining personal interviews and historical records, biographer Carolyn Parks Mintz shares the Chelseas’ transition from residential schools and state-sanctioned reservations, struggles with alcoholism and systemic racism, to international recognition of their activism in the face of ongoing repression. Resolve is a personal and deeply moving story which has inspired Indigenous groups facing similar struggles throughout the world. Carolyn Parks Mintz is an author, freelance journalist and public speaker and was twice nominated as a Woman of Distinction. She was the content specialist of the 1997 video "I Will Walk This Road With You", the producer, writer and host of the radio talk show Ontario’s West Coast Today in 2008 and authored "The Eye of the Dragon: Women, Cancer and Courage" for which she received the Global Calgary Woman of Vision award. Learn more about the book here:


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