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Workshop: From Spoken To Written: Adapting Oral Storytelling To Literature with Waubgeshig Rice

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Passing stories down orally from generation to generation is a foundational cultural practice for people around the world. Today, writers capture, adapt, and document spoken stories in many ways. In this workshop, Waubgeshig Rice discusses how the oral stories of his Anishinaabe heritage influence his fiction writing. He'll share tips on adapting oral traditions and stories to written forms, with a focus on dialogue and character development.