The Saskatchewan Arts Board is pleased to announce a two-day master class for Canadian publishers and editors working with Indigenous authors and their manuscripts.

Editing Indigenous Manuscripts will provide an intensive learning experience for publishing professionals seeking specialized knowledge, access to resources and culturally informed dialogue. Faculty coordinator Greg Younging and instructors Warren Cariou, Deanna Reder and Gregory Scofield will engage participants in workshops, discussions and manuscript exercises to explore issues such as: editing Indigenous trauma; Indigenous cultural protocols; respecting Indigenous perspectives on historical events; preserving the Indigenous narrative voice; and employing Indigenous editors and cultural advisors.

Sessions will be held at Wanuskewin Heritage Park in Saskatoon from June 25-27, 2015. The registration fee is $250 and application forms are available here.

Registration limited. Please contact Program Consultant Joanne Gerber at (306) 964-1163 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

Editing Indigenous Manuscripts is offered by the Saskatchewan Arts Board through sponsorships by the Saskatchewan Writers' Guild, Access Copyright Foundation and Gabriel Dumont Institute.