Toronto, June 8, 2017– First Nation Communities READ (FNCR) and Periodical Marketers of Canada (PMC) are pleased to announce that:
- Bearskin Diary, by Carol Rose Daniels is the selected title of First Nations Communities Read 2017-18 and the recipient of this year’s PMC Aboriginal Literature Award. Bearskin Diary is published by Nightwood Editions (www.nightwoodeditions.com)
The Aboriginal Literature Award, inspired by the goals of the FNCR program, recognizes the work of the creators of outstanding Aboriginal literature and supports the objectives of PMC’s Foundation for the Advancement of Canadian Letters (FACL). The annual award of $5,000 is provided through a FACL funding commitment. PMC, with FNCR jurors on hand. The award was presented to Carol Rose Daniels at 3:25 pm on Wednesday, June 28 as part of the Aboriginal History Month Celebration held at Yonge-Dundas Square in Toronto, Ontario.