"That’s not a bad thing if there’s a little bit of controversy, and there is controversy. I’m dealing with subject matter that has been owned by the colonizer and I’m shaking things up a bit by having two of the three characters be First Nations and the ones who are in power at the beginning of the novel but who quickly see themselves losing power." Joseph Boyden
Joseph Boyden up close and personal at the #AboriginalReads event in Ottawa on Tuesday. UNM Contributor Nicole Belanger gets the straight goods on his take of the great Orenda debate.