Kim Senklip Harvey, from the Syilx, Tsilhqot'in, Ktunaxa and Dakelh Nations, wrote Kamloopa: An Indigenous Matriarch Story (Talonbooks $16.95), a play about two Indigenous sisters and a Trickster who are making their way to Kamloopa, which is the largest powwow on the west coast. Along the way, they connect with their ancestors, their culture and each other.

Kamloopa won the 2020 Governor General's Award in the drama category, the 2019 Jessie Richardson Award for significant artistic achievement and the Sydney J. Risk Prize for outstanding original play by an emerging playwright.

Published work:

Kamloopa: An Indigenous Matriarch Story (Talonbooks 2019) $16.95 978-1-77201-242-2

[BCBW 2021]