Monthly Archives: November 2012

BCP ON “ONE VOICE RADIO” WITH MALIKAH AWERI AND DANE SWAN

Earlier this month I had the pleasure of being on One Voice Radio hosted by the ever talented poet and singer Malkah Aweri.   My co-guest was Toronto poet Dane Swan, author of Bending The Continuum.  We all participated at … Continue reading

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WRITING FOR THE SAKE OF STORY: NOTES FROM A FICTION WORKSHOP BY RICHARD WAGAMESE

Writing For The Sake Of Story: Notes On A Fiction Workshop By Richard Wagamese By Jorge Antonio Vallejos Photo by Jorge Antonio Vallejos In October 2012, Richard Wagamese, an Ojibway who is a member of the Sturgeon Clan, gave a … Continue reading

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DECLARING AND TAKING BACK THE POWER OF WORDS: NOTES FROM A TALK BY DANIEL HEATH JUSTICE

Declaring and Taking Back the Power of Words: Notes From a Talk by Daniel Heath Justice By Jorge Antonio Vallejos Photo by Jorge Antonio Vallejos This past October I attended the 5th Indigenous Writers Gathering at First Nations House University … Continue reading

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STEFOKNEE WOLSCHT READS A POEM

Stefoknee Wolscht is fun to hang out with and watch in action. The documentary based on her life, Living 2 Lives/Dying 1000 Deaths, sheds much light on who Stefoknee is and where she came from.   My interview with Stefoknee … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW WITH STEFOKNEE WOLSCHT

Stefonknee Wolscht is a 49 year young Canadian spiritual transwoman; passionate defender of trans rights; resource navigator for marginalized LGBTQ people at Stefonknee.com ; public speaker;  activist; dad/mom of 7 wonderful kids; Opa to Jake & Rebecca; sexy and single. … Continue reading

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LIVING 2 LIVES/DYING 1000 DEATHS

Living 2 Lives/Dying 1000 Deaths Directed by Dana Greenbaum Starring Stefoknee Wolscht Reviewed By Jorge Antonio Vallejos Stefoknee Wolscht and I performed at George Brown College in October 2012 as part of We Are Who We Are.  After the event … Continue reading

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REMEMBERING HELEN BETTY OSBORNE: A POEM BY MARILYN DUMONT

This week we honoured Helen Betty Osborne via an Opinion Editorial, Lest We Forget, by Cree academic Robyn Bourgeois a Thank You Letter to Helen Betty Osborne by Norway House Cree Nation resident Megan Bertasson and here we have a … Continue reading

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