November 19, 2017

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POEM: Sun-Tipped Horizon

POEM: Sun-Tipped Horizon

Sun-Tipped Horizon A spot out by the Bay I’ve always thought so beautiful. Surrounded by berry bushes able to see so far beyond. polar bears go by in the distance. And how the sun reflects on the water.   special to me.   Raised on my family’s ancestral lands, always felt a spiritual connectio...
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FIFTEEN BOOKS BY INDIGENOUS AUTHORS YOU SHOULD READ

FIFTEEN BOOKS BY INDIGENOUS AUTHORS YOU SHOULD READ

Sounding Thunder: Stories of Frances Pegahmagabow Cover | Image Source: University of Manitoba Press This list offers a variety of suggestions to readers—from biographies to science fiction to poetry, there is something for all types of book lovers. These fifteen books are either recently published or s...
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INDIGENOUS POETRY

INDIGENOUS POETRY

Calling Down the Sky cover art | Image source: mcnallyrobinson.com April is poetry month and lately Indigenous poets have been front and centre in the news. Halifax just appointed their first Mi’kmaw Poet Laureate, Rebecca Thomas, who is known for her powerful slam poetry. Thomas grew up in Moncto...
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SISTERS AND DAUGHTERS | A POEM BY JOHN MOORE

SISTERS AND DAUGHTERS | A POEM BY JOHN MOORE

A Montreal Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Vigil | Photo By: Sam Slotnick Please be patient with me I may not always understand Give some of your light to me See me walk as gently In this light is my only salvation Dancing in the setting sun Dancing in the morning rise In the nite ...
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POETRY REVIEW: JANET ROGERS’ PEACE IN DURESS

POETRY REVIEW: JANET ROGERS’ PEACE IN DURESS

Read and revel in the poetry of Janet Rogers and you will see that she offers an idea that now is the time to renegotiate the terms for “Peace”. As Indigenous artists, how do we get away from colonial descriptions of Indigenous art depicting a feral animism? Well, we claim that essence and transform our...
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