David presents, reads, and conducts workshops in a variety of areas, from K to 12. His speaking engagements are popular with adults and educators as well. These areas include:


  • Residential School History, Legacy, and Reconciliation (all ages)
    • When We Were Alone
    • Sugar Falls
    • 7 Generations
  • Missing & Murdered Indigenous Women & Girls (advocacy and awareness)
    • Betty: The Helen Betty Osborne Story
    • Will I See?
  • Readings/Presentations addressing his various works of literature
  • Writing workshops (sequential art, prose)
  • Other ideas? Give Dave an email!


  • Teaching Residential School History, Legacy, and Reconciliation through literature
    • When We Were Alone (K & up)
    • Sugar Falls (middle years & up)
    • 7 Generations (middle years & up)
  • Teaching Indigenous History, Culture, and Contemporary Issues through literature
  • Why Graphic Novels are effective in the classroom
  • Writing workshops (sequential art, prose)
  • Keynote Addresses upon request
  • Other ideas? Give Dave an email!

If you would like to ask David a question, request his presence as a speaker, or to conduct a workshop, please contact him using the contact form below. He’ll also do Skype if you’re far, far away!

*David charges in line with standard artists’ fees. Minimum is $300 for a local visit.

**Fees for out of town presentations, keynote addresses, PD sessions with educators are negotiated.

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