October 22, 2017

NEW WORKS
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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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CREE INFORMED FANTASY A WELCOME CONTRIBUTION TO THE GENRE

CREE INFORMED FANTASY A WELCOME CONTRIBUTION TO THE GENRE

Epic battles among fantastical beings, traveling across realms and love in the dreamtime characterize this exciting but wise tale. Aaron Paquette’s Lightfinder is a delightful Young Adult fantasy rooted in Cree worldview and taking place all over the province of Alberta. For fantasy fans weary of the ov...
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WALKING IN BALANCE / MEEYAU–OSSAEWIN

WALKING IN BALANCE / MEEYAU–OSSAEWIN

…I too call her “Nokoomiss,” a term of respect for the elder women who are kind and forgiving and ready to share what they know with children. Besides sharing what they know with the young they help mothers care for their babies. Anishinabemowin, the Ojibway Language and way of life, is a gift from the...
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HONOURING INDIGENOUS TALENT AND THE OSCARS

HONOURING INDIGENOUS TALENT AND THE OSCARS

Photo: Associated Press  The Oscars often represent mainstream entertainment from which many North Americans celebrate collectively. This past Sunday, however Americans and Canadians alike found it difficult to celebrate the blinding whiteness (read: decidedly Caucasian) talent in the 2015 Oscar list of...
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