BREAKING THE SILENCE ABOUT CANADA’S 800+ MISSING AND MURDERED ABORIGINAL WOMEN: CREE POETS NICOLE TANGUAY AND DANA WESLEY SPEAK OUT

Nicole Tanguay is a Cree and French Two-Spirited Poet, Playwright, and Musician. She has been playing music from the age of nine, and has been writing poetry and plays for over twenty years. She has been published in a number of anthologises. Her work speaks of ecology issues as well as racism.

 

Dana Wesley, Cree from Moose Cree First Nation, is currently working on an MA with a focus on urban Two Spirit youth. Wesley is not only an academic, she is a devout anti oppression activist who makes links between the struggles of Aboriginal peoples and many other groups fighting oppression.

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Tune into Black Coffee Poet Monday February 21, 2011 for our end to honouring Black History Month with a review of “Psychic Unrest” by the Queen of Dub Poetry Lillian Allen.  It’s an ALL Lillian Allen week next week!


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Black Coffee Poet is a mixed race poet, essayist, and journalist who focuses on Social Justice, Indigenous Rights, STOPPING Violence Against Women, Film, and Literature.
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4 Responses to BREAKING THE SILENCE ABOUT CANADA’S 800+ MISSING AND MURDERED ABORIGINAL WOMEN: CREE POETS NICOLE TANGUAY AND DANA WESLEY SPEAK OUT

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  2. Phoenix says:

    Way to go Dana, beautiful poem!!!
    Phoenix

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