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Session 1: Indigenous Reads

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  • Book club
When Oct 28, 2019
from 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM
Where Room 4008, KG IV
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Joshua Whitehead, Jonny Appleseed (2018)
Off the reserve and trying to find ways to live and love in the big city, Jonny becomes a cybersex worker who fetishizes himself in order to make a living. Self-ordained as an NDN glitter princess, Jonny has one week before he must return to the "rez"--and his former life--to attend the funeral of his stepfather. The seven days that follow are like a fevered dream: stories of love, trauma, sex, kinship, ambition, and the heartbreaking recollection of his beloved kokum (grandmother). Jonny's life is a series of breakages, appendages, and linkages--and as he goes through the motions of preparing to return home, he learns how to put together the pieces of his life. 
TW: Explicit sex scenes.

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