HONOURING AND REMEMBERING INDIGENOUS WOMEN: POETRY BY JANET MARIE ROGERS, JAMAIAS DACOSTA, AND DALLAS GOLDTOOTH

Janet Marie Rogers is a Mohawk/Tuscarora writer from the Six Nations band in southern Ontario.

She was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, and has been living on the traditional lands of the Coast Salish people (Victoria, British Columbia) since 1994.

Dallas Goldtooth is a member of the 1491s.  

He is a language activist, actor, comedian, and he loves his mother.  From Dallas’ Face Book profile:

I be Dakota.

I be a father.

I be a partner to a lovely lady from Oglala country.

I be a brother and a decent son.

Jamaias DaCosta aka “Jams” is a musical artist, writer and activist journalist, and is mixed identified of Jamaican (Colombian, African, South Asian, Portuguese and Jewish), Kanienkehaka (Mohawk), Irish and Cree background.

Jamaias is Host and Producer of The Vibe Collective and Executive Producer of Indigenous Waves Radio, both on CIUT 89.5FM.

If you missed the first two days of Honouring and Remembering Indigenous Women Week click here: Day 1 + Day 2.

Check out the Black Coffee Poet YOUTUBE Channel for more videos of poetry, interviews, workshops, and roundtables.

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About Black Coffee Poet

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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2 Responses to HONOURING AND REMEMBERING INDIGENOUS WOMEN: POETRY BY JANET MARIE ROGERS, JAMAIAS DACOSTA, AND DALLAS GOLDTOOTH

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