Hillside Festival 2019
July 12 - 14
Carol Rose GoldenEagle
Carol Rose GoldenEagle is a Saskatchewan Author of award-winning novel BEARSKIN DIARY. Her work has been previously published using the surname of Daniels. Carol now chooses to use her Traditional name, which has more meaning to her. BEARSKIN DIARY is an award-winning novel, being chosen as the Aboriginal Literature Title for 2017 by the Periodical Marketers of Canada. It was also shortlisted for 3 Saskatchewan Book Awards in 2016. The French language translation of this novel, entitled Peau D’ours is also shortlisted for a Saskatchewan Book Award in 2019.
Her first book of poetry – entitled Hiraeth – was released in early 2018 (Inanna Publications). Hiraeth is shortlisted for a Saskatchewan Book Award in 2019. Her second novel – Narrows of Fear – is also set to be released in 2019 (Nightwood Editions). Her third novel - Bone Black - will also be released, date tba. She is currently working on fourth novel manuscript. Carol is also an Aboriginal artist, multi-disciplined in the areas of writing, storytelling, singing/drumming & visual art.
On a regular basis, she enjoys performing at schools, community centres and children’s festivals across the province. She is a published poet, short story writer and playwright. As a visual artist, her work has been exhibited in art galleries across Saskatchewan and Northern Canada. As a musician, a CD of women’s drum songs, on which Carol was featured, was recently nominated for a Prairie Music Award. Carol is Cree & Dene with roots in Sandy Bay, northern Saskatchewan. However before pursuing her art on a full-time basis, Carol worked as a journalist for more than 30 years – working in television and radio at APTN, CTV & CBC.
Sunday, July 14th at 1:00pm