Jesse Wente (@jessewente )

Jesse Wente

Bio Dad, husband, Ojibwe man. Exec-Dir. of ISO-BEA. President Canada Council. Broadcaster, writer. He/him.
@metromorning @NSB_Speakers @CookeMcDermid @PenguinCanada

Location Toronto
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Account created 18-03-2009 01:16:41
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Twitter for iPad : I’ve got 3 books on the bestsellers list this week at McNally Robinson, all in different categories! Crazy. Black Water is #2 Hardcover Non-fiction, The Barren Grounds is #1 Books for Kids, & Breakdown: The Reckoner Rises Vol 1 is #2 Books for Teens. Hasn’t happened to me before.

Twitter Web App : Monkey Beach premiered at the Vancouver International Film Festival last month before opening in B.C. On Friday, it will open in select theatres across the country. Later this fall, it will screen on Crave.…

Twitter Web App : No running water in the community since a week ago. There are 24 people here keeping the community infrastructure and homes safe.

It’s so important to be here, to see firsthand on what Neskantaga is going through.

Twitter for iPad : Here’s Mitch McConnell on Fox News saying he thinks Amy Coney Barrett will be a “political asset” for Republican candidates

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Twitter for iPad : Good news for TikTok Canada. Probably not-as-good news for CBC Gem.…

Twitter for iPad : A top official in the Trump government announced Sunday that the administration had lost the battle to contain the spread of the Corona virus in the U.S. and would concentrate instead on treatment and vaccines...

We will see this lede in tomorrow's papers? Because it happened.

Twitter for iPad : My book officially is out tomorrow. To celebrate, buy through this deal and 20% of the sales money will go to Mi'kmaq fishers.

AND from now and for the next weeks, I'll also be donating 20% of royalty sales to #1492LandBackLane.…

Twitter for iPad : Anishinaabe ​activist Autumn Peltier of Wikwemikong vows to hold feds accountable for 61 boil water advisories​…

Twitter for iPad : "A sworn affidavit by the FBI underlying the complaint reveals new details about a far-right anti-government group’s coordinated role in the violence that roiled through civil unrest over the Floyd’s death while in police custody."…

Twitter for iPad : “How do Indigenous peoples in California feel about being asked to use their cultural practices to help a state that has largely sought to erase them?” Such a good q to start off this well done story…

Twitter for iPad : “I’m certainly not asking Haldimand County for a deed to the land here. We’ve had that deed for over 230 years now. We’ve never relinquished that claim and don’t intend on doing that now.”… #1492LandBackLane #1492LandBackLane

Twitter for iPad : "The headlines in Saskatchewan were not 'Indigenous Film Wins Prize' it was 'Indigenous Filmmaker Wins Money' and this is what I mean by those narratives... we're not allowed to thrive. This is [seen as] a threat to settler success." - Tasha Hubbard

Powerful. #iNfestival2020

Twitter for iPad : Very proud to be bringing this story to life with ⁦@Ava⁩ ⁦sydney freeland⁩ ⁦shazbennett⁩ for ⁦NBCUniversal⁩ ⁦Warner Bros. TV⁩ ⁦ARRAY⁩ #IndigenousTV

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