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The Journey of the Starblanket Storyteller

Joseph Kakwinokanasum is a Cree-Austrian storyteller and writer from the James Smith Cree Reserve.  He also goes by the moniker Starblanket Storyteller.

Kakwinokanasum is preparing for the release of his first novel, My Indian Summer, which comes out later this September. It’s a journey decades in the making.

The Starblanket Storyteller spoke to People First Radio to share a piece of his own story, and to discuss the interplay between writing and mental health.

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