Cree elders bless Canada Reads defender Bruce Poon Tip

Canada Reads panelist Bruce Poon Tip visits Kelly Lake Cree Nation with author Tracey Lindberg. To defend Lindberg's book "Birdie," Poon Tip met with the Elders of the author's ancestral home for a blessing and to understand the roots of the lawyer's first book.

The G Adventures founder visits the ancestral home that inspired Birdie

Canada Reads panelist Bruce Poon Tip visits Kelly Lake Cree Nation with author Tracey Lindberg. To defend Lindberg's book, Birdie, Poon Tip met with the elders of the author's ancestral home for a blessing and to understand the roots of the novel. 3:14

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