Indigenous Brilliance: Future Ancestors

Join us for a night at Massy Books for a special edition of Indigenous Brilliance celebrating the brilliance coming from our youth. This is our opportunity to spotlight our future ancestors, to hold up our youth where they deserve to be held, and to catch a glimpse of the brilliance that exists in the next generation. Hosted by Jessica Johns.

Event Type: Reading
Massy Books
Date: Monday, March 11, 7:30pm – 9:30pm
Cost: Pay What You Can / Free
ASL Interpretation Available by Request Before February 15, 2019


Jessica Johns is nehiyaw and a member of Sucker Creek First Nation in Treaty 8 territory in northern Alberta. She is currently living on the traditional territory of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh peoples.


Emily Dundas Oke is an emerging artist and curator. A 2018 graduate of Philosophy and Visual Art (BA) from Thompson Rivers University, Emily has exhibited nationally and internationally. She is currently an artist in residence at Nida Art Colony (Lithuania). She is a grateful Cree, Métis, Scottish, and English visitor on the unceded and ancestral territories of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish) and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.