Monthly Archives: December 2011

HOLIDAYS ON ICE

Holidays On Ice By David Sedaris Reviewed by Jorge Antonio Vallejos Two hours ago I saw a BBC interview with British writer Susan Hill.  When asked about the importance of reading in a writer’s life Hill said, “It’s the only … Continue reading

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BROKEN ARROW 2 POETS TRISTAN MARTELL AND RYAN RAINVILLE READ THEIR POEMS “TOMAHAWK TIME ACTION” + “DOUBLE STANDARD”

Meeting with Tristan Martell to tape him read his poem Tomahawk Time Action was fun.   Tristan immediately got into performance mode and started his intro followed by his work.  Pure positivity all around. Enjoy Martell’s experimental poetry.  And check … Continue reading

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INTERVIEWS WITH BROKEN ARROW 2 CONTRIBUTORS TRISTAN MARTELL AND RYAN RAINVILLE + ARTWORK FROM BROKEN ARROW 2: OUR FOOTPRINTS: JOURNEYS ON THE RED ROAD

Tristan Martell is from Waterhen Lake First Nations Saskatchewan. He is Cree and Cambodian mix and identifies himself as Cree heritage. He is a B-boy (breakdancer), Powow Grassdancer, youth worker , and is a spiritual student of indigenous knowledge. He plans … Continue reading

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BROKEN ARROW 2: OUR FOOTPRINTS: JOURNEYS ON THE RED ROAD

BROKEN ARROW 2 OUR FOOTPRINTS: JOURNEYS ON THE RED ROAD By Sagatay Men’s Writing Group  Reviewed by Jorge Antonio Vallejos Footprints show you were a person has been and where they are going.  Some are deep, others are surface, all … Continue reading

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REMEMBERING THE FORGOTTEN WOMEN OF DECEMBER 6TH: POETRY AND PROSE BY SUSAN BLIGHT AND LINDSAY CZITRON

Susan Blight is a member of Couchiching First Nation, Anishinaabe, Turtle Clan. She received an M.F.A. from the University of Windsor (2007) in Integrated Media, a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography (2004) and a Bachelor of Arts in Film … Continue reading

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REMEMBERING THE FORGOTTEN WOMEN OF DECEMBER 6TH: INTERVIEW WITH TORONTO RAPE CRISIS CENTRE/MULTICULTURAL WOMEN AGAINST RAPE COUNSELOR MICHELLE BASHA

Michelle Basha a native of Trinidad & Tobago who migrated to Canada at the age of 8. Basha faced racism head on at an early age along with repeated acts of sexual assault, up until the age of 14. Basha … Continue reading

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REMEMBERING THE FORGOTTEN WOMEN OF DECEMBER 6TH: ABORIGINAL, OF COLOUR, QUEER, TRANS, DISABLED, SEX WORKER: VIDEO ROUNDTABLE + REVIEW OF “COLOR OF VIOLENCE”

Color of Violence: The Incite! Anthology Edited by Incite! Women of Color Against Violence Reviewed by May Lui I remember hearing about Color of Violence for a number of months/years before it was published, and anxiously waiting for it at … Continue reading

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