Monthly Archives: February 2013

INTERVIEWS WITH RESISTANCE POETRY #2 CONTRIBUTOR MALIKAH AWE:RI AND EDITOR ROGER LANGEN

Mahlikah Awe:ri a drum talk poetic rapologist of African-Canadian/Mohawk (Kahnawá:ke) & Mi’kmaw (Bear River) heritage, with Nova Scotian roots, based in Toronto. Mahlikah is a founding member of Red Slam Collective a Hip Hop Fusion Band, of diverse indigenous artists … Continue reading

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RESISTANCE POETRY #2

Resistance Poetry 2: International Festival of Poetry of Resistance, Anthology 2012, Toronto Edited by Roger Langen Reviewed Jorge Antonio Vallejos It’s not always that I read a book with a smile.  Do you know that feeling?  There’s a smile on … Continue reading

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VLOG: FREE YOUR INNER WRITER

In my last post I wrote about an exercise called Free Writing that I learned from Natalie Goldberg’s monumental book Writing Down The Bones. Many of you enjoyed the post and some of you have SHARED it.  Thanks. This VLOG … Continue reading

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FREE WRITING

Free Writing By Jorge Antonio Vallejos Photo: Ojibwe poet Joanna Shawana free writing at the park A lot of my writing happens in coffee shops.  I try to choose independent coffee shops but if I can’t get to one I … Continue reading

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NATIVE WOMEN AND TWO-SPIRITS SPEAK OUT AGAINST VIOLENCE!!!

This week on blackcoffeepoet.com we brought attention to the Epidemic of Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women in Canada via an Opinion Editorial by Anishinaabe Kwe Christine Luza, a Letter by Cindy Bourgeois to her Transgender sisters asking them to care … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW WITH NOAMI SAYERS: ANISHINAABE ACADEMIC, ACTIVIST, BLOGGER, AND FORMER SEX WORKER + PHOTO ESSAY OF “NO MORE SILENCE” RALLY TORONTO 2013

Naomi Sayers is an Indigenous Feminist from the Garden River First Nations, just east of Sault Ste Marie ON. Currently, she is in her third year of studies at Western University for the honors specialization in criminology program with a … Continue reading

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LET US BE HUMAN: A TRANS WOMAN CALLS ON HER SISTERS TO ACT IN SUPPORT OF MISSING AND MURDERED ABORIGINAL WOMEN

Let Us Be Human: A Trans Woman Calls On Her Sisters To Act In Support Of Missing And Murdered Aboriginal Women By Cindy Bourgeois Wednesday February 13, 2013 My Dear Sisters, I am writing you today in solidarity with Missing … Continue reading

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