Book Launch: Broken Circle, Commemorative Edition • Hybrid Event

May 31, 2022 - 7:00 pm
Online & McNally Robinson Booksellers, Grant Park in the Atrium, Winnipeg, MB

Join the friends, family, and community of Theodore Niizhotay Fontaine to launch a new, commemorative edition of Broken Circle: The Dark Legacy of Indian Residential Schools.

Co-presented by McNally Robinson and the Winnipeg International Writers Festival.

The launch will be hosted live in the Atrium of McNally Robinson Booksellers, Grant Park and also as a simultaneous livestream on YouTube. Visit the McNally event page for further details about how to attend/watch. 

This expanded, commemorative edition of Broken Circle: The Dark Legacy of Indian Residential Schools pays tribute to the remarkable life and spirit of Theodore Niizhotay Fontaine. With a new foreword by Andrew Woolford, professor of sociology and criminology at the University of Manitoba, an introduction by Charlene Diehl, director of the Winnipeg International Writers Festival, and dozens of photographs from Fontaine’s life, this important memoir will continue to serve as a powerful testament to survival, self-discovery, and reconciliation.

Join Theodore’s beloved wife, Morgan Fontaine, along with Andrew WoolfordCharlene DiehlRosa Walker, president and CEO of the Indigenous Leadership Development Institute, and Mitch Bourbonniere, MSW, MSM, MB, OM, CMHW (C/A) award-winning social worker, educator and community builder, to commemorate Theodore’s lifelong journey of reconciliation and honour his candour, courage, and compassion.

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