Lee Maracle Recognized at Alberta Book Publishing Awards

memoryserves-220Indigenous Studies instructor Lee Maracle was among those recognized at this year’s Alberta Book Publishing Awards. Memory Serves, a collection of lectures that explore the role of oratory and story in Indigenous culture, was awarded in the best trade nonfiction category.

In her recent review, Christine Smith (McFarlane) says that “Memory Serves is one of Maracle’s greatest books. It is a read that imparts wisdom from a great writer and it will leave you feeling empowered knowing that the wisdom of Maracle’s words are being shared with you.”

A member of the Sto:Loh nation, Maracle is the author of several books of fiction, nonfiction and poetry, including Ravensong, Bobbi Lee, Sundogs, Sojourner’s Truth, Bentbox, and I am Woman.