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CELEBRATING QUEER INDIGENOUS VOICES WEEK 2011: POETRY AND SONG BY NICOLE TANGUAY AND ROBBIE MADSEN + A CLOSING SONG BY DAWNIS KENNEDY

Nicole Tanguay is a word warrior.  She takes seriously the struggles of all women, in particular Aboriginal women and women of colour, in this patriarchal, racist, colonial society.   Her pen is her sword and she doesn’t hold back! Listen … Continue reading

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CELEBRATING QUEER INDIGENOUS VOICES WEEK 2011: INTERVIEWS WITH NICOLE TANGUAY AND ROBBIE MADSEN

Nicole Tanguay is a Two-Spirit woman of Cree and French descent.  She has been writing poetry for over twenty years and has been published in many anthologies from Connie Fife’s Colour of Resistance to Miscegenation Blues.  Nicole’s work speaks of … 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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