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Indigenous World Views. Yásnaya Elena Aguilar and Carleigh Baker in conversation with Ingrid Bejerman

Querétaro 2019, 

An Ayuujk linguist and a Canadian writer tell the stories of First Nation peoples. Yásnaya Elena Aguilar has a Master’s in Linguistics from UNAM and writes in Mixe, Spanish and English, while also working on projects for the preservation of the Mixe languages. Carleigh Baker is an award-winning nêhiyaw âpihtawikosisân /icelandic writer who lives as a guest on the unceded territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm, Skwxwu7mesh, and səl̓ilwəta peoples. She writes reviews for the Globe and Mail and the Literary Review of Canada. Her debut story collection, Bad Endings (2017). She is currently a writer in residence at Simon Fraser University. They will talk to the journalist, researcher and university lecturer Ingrid Bejerman.

Simultaneous translation from English to Spanish available

With the support of the Blue Metropolis Festival

 

Indigenous World Views. Yásnaya Elena Aguilar and Carleigh Baker in conversation with Ingrid Bejerman