Tag Archives: Aboriginal Literature

7 REASONS WHY I MAKE READING LISTS

7 Reasons Why I Make Reading Lists By Jorge Antonio Vallejos Every season I make a reading list. I’ve shared three lists with you already: Summer 2012 Fall 2012 Winter 2012/2013 Here are 7 reasons why I make reading lists. … Continue reading

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IT’S ABOUT COMMUNITY, NOT COMPETITION #2

It’s About Community, Not Competition Part 2 By Jorge Antonio Vallejos For the last week and a half I’ve been writing about a poem that I had commissioned by a group of student lawyers from University of Toronto and York … 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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WE ARE WHO WE ARE

We Are Who We Are By Jorge Antonio Vallejos Photo by Tanis Dejarlais “I am my mother!” I said to the crowd before I read my poems at George Brown College last Wednesday.  I was performing at an event called … Continue reading

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TWO-SPIRIT WEEK 2012: REVIEW OF “SOVEREIGN EROTICS: A COLLECTION OF TWO-SPIRIT LITERATURE”

Sovereign Erotics: A Collection of Two-Spirit Literature Edited by Qwo-Li Driskill Daniel Heath Justice Deborah Miranda Lisa Tatonetti Reviewed by Mykelle Pacquing I was excited to hear that a new collection of Two-Spirit literature was going to be published after I … Continue reading

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WAUBGESHIG RICE READS FROM “MIDNIGHT SWEATLODGE”

Polite, humble, and cool are three words I use to describe Waubgeshig Rice. Working with Waubgeshig to videotape him reading was easy.  He was patient and funny and appreciative of my work. I enjoyed reviewing and interviewing Waubgeshig Rice about … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW WITH WAUBGESHIG RICE

Waubgeshig Isaac Rice is a broadcast journalist and a writer. He lives in Ottawa and grew up in a beautiful place called Wasauksing. His dad is Ojibway and his mom is Canadian, and he is proud of his background.  Rice … Continue reading

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