Monthly Archives: June 2011

CELEBRATING ABORIGINAL HISTORY MONTH 2011: ANISHNAWBE POET JOANNA SHAWANA READS HER POETRY

Meeting Joanna Shawana was a pleasure.   We drank coffee, chatted, took some photos and hit the park to do a recording of her reading her poems.   Shawana wrote  a poem on the spot and then read it for … Continue reading

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CELEBRATING ABORIGINAL HISTORY MONTH 2011: INTERVIEW WITH ANISHNAWBE POET JOANNA SHAWANA

Joanna Shawana is Anishnawbe from Wikwemikong Unceded Indian Reserve.  Author of Voice of an Eagle, Shawana makes and sells Aboriginal crafts and works at a women’s shelter. Her poetry shows us all that there is beauty beyond abuse. Voice of … Continue reading

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CELEBRATING ABORIGINAL HISTORY MONTH 2011: OPENING SONG BY DAWNIS KENNEDY AND A REVIEW OF “VOICE OF AN EAGLE” BY JOANNA SHAWANA

Voice of an Eagle By Joanna Shawana Reviewed by Jorge Antonio Vallejos Voice of and Eagle by Joanna Shawana soars high.  The Anishnawbe poet brings truth and humility to every page having the reader feel like they are sitting with … Continue reading

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KARIN LOWACHEE READS FROM “THE GASLIGHT DOGS”

Karin Lowachee is one of the few writers of colour and women of colour in the fantasy lit world.   A multiple award winner, Lowachee was postively reviewed in The New York Times.   Her new novel The Gaslight Dogs … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW WITH FANTASY WRITER KARIN LOWACHEE

Karin Lowachee was born in South America, grew up in Canada, and worked in the Arctic. Her first novel WARCHILD won the 2001 Warner Aspect First Novel Contest. Both WARCHILD (2002) and her third novel CAGEBIRD (2005) were finalists for … Continue reading

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