Curated by Émilie Monnet and Nick Barley

As part of the Edinburgh International Book Festival’s Songs from the Land mini-series, Calling Home sees acclaimed Cree cellist Cris Derksen joinS celebrated Ntlakapamux/Irish playwright Tara Beagan for her response to the ongoing discussion around the Beothuk human remains currently residing in the National Museum of Scotland’s collection.

Inuk spoken word artist Taqralik Partridge and Shetlandic poet Roseanne Watt join the conversation reading from some of their latest works.

Presented by Edinburgh International Book Festival and Indigenous Contemporary Scene. Supported by The Canada Council for the Arts and Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec through the PLACE Programme.


16 August, 5.30pm

Book Tickets

£12.00 (£10.00 concessions)