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Author Talk, Gary Geddes: The Politics of Disease: Indigenous Health Care, A Genocide by an Other Name​

Monday, November 6, 2017
4:30 PM – 5:45 PM
Athletics and Recreation Centre (ARC)
Room: Main Gym
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The School of Nursing invites you to an author talk with Gary Geddes – author of the book “Medicine Unbundled: A Journey through the Minefields of Indigenous Health Care”. 

All faculty, staff and students from Faculty of Health Sciences are welcome to attend.  Please see the attached poster for more information.


Short Bio

Gary Geddes has written and edited almost 50 books of poetry, fiction, drama, non-fiction, criticism, translation, and anthologies and won a dozen national and international literary awards, including the Commonwealth Poetry Prize (Americas Region), the Lt-Governor's Award for Literary Excellence, and the Gabriela Mistral Prize from the government of Chile, awarded simultaneously to Octavio Paz, Vaclav Havel, Ernesto Cardenal, Rafael Alberti and Mario Benedetti. His non-fiction books include Sailing Home, Kingdom of Ten Thousand Things, Drink the Bitter Root, and Medicine Unbundled: A Journey through the Minefields of Indigenous Health Care.  Geddes has a PhD from U of T and has taught at Concordia, Western Washington University, BCIT, and University of Missouri-St Louis and has been writer-in-residence at UBC, McMaster, and the Vancouver Public Library. He lives on Thetis Island, BC.

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