Richard Wagamese (1955 – March 10, 2017) was a Canadian author and journalist. He was best known for his 2012 novel Indian Horse, which won the Burt Award for First Nations, Métis and Inuit Literature in 2013 and was a competing title in the 2013 edition of Canada Reads.
Wagamese at the Eden Mills Writers' Festival in 2013
|Died||March 10, 2017 (aged 61-62)|
Kamloops, British Colombia, Canada
|Occupation||novelist, poet, television writer|
|Genre||First Nations literature|
|Notable works||Indian Horse|
|Notable awards||Burt Award for First Nations, Métis and Inuit Literature (2013)|
- "Ojibway author Richard Wagamese dead at 61". CBC News, March 11, 2017.
- "Richard Wagamese wins Burt Award for First Nations, Métis and Inuit Literature". Quill & Quire, October 3, 2013.
- "Newfoundland novel wins Canada Reads". Toronto Star, February 15, 2013.