Wab Kinew's stellar spoken word opening

One of the most memorable highlights of the first day of debates was Wab Kinew, who is defending Joseph Boyden's The Orenda, launching into an epic spoken word introduction that touched upon the other finalist books while outlining his argument for why his book is the one novel Canada needs to read now. Watch it below.

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