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Richard Wagamese
Wagamese at the Eden Mills Writers' Festival in 2013
Born1955
DiedMarch 10, 2017 (aged 61-62)
Kamloops, British Colombia, Canada
Occupationnovelist, poet, television writer
LanguageEnglish
CitizenshipCanadian
GenresFirst Nations literature
Notable work(s)Indian Horse
Notable award(s)Burt Award for First Nations, Métis and Inuit Literature (2013)

Richard Wagamese (1955 – March 10, 2017) was a Canadian author and journalist.[1] He was best known for his 2012 novel Indian Horse, which won the Burt Award for First Nations, Métis and Inuit Literature in 2013[2] and was a competing title in the 2013 edition of Canada Reads.[3]

Wagamese died on march 10, 2017 at the age of either 61 or 62 in Kamloops, British Columbia.[1]

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