Tag Archives: Aboriginal Women

HUNDREDS OF ABORIGINAL WOMEN ARE MISSING AND HAVE BEEN MURDERED IN CANADA

Is Canada a utopia? It’s often described as such: safe haven, melting pot, welcoming… For many people it is not any of these. One of the main things that is not talked about is that Canada is stolen land. Canada … Continue reading

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PAUL SEESEQUASIS READS “TOBACCO WARS”

Paul Seesequasis and I met at a Toronto tea shop last winter to tape this video.  Our talk focused on literature and journalism and the discipline of writing.  I was amazed at Paul’s wisdom. After chatting for an hour I … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW WITH INDIGENOUS WAVES RADIO PRODUCER JAMAIAS DACOSTA AND CO-HOSTS LINDY KINOSHAMEG AND SUSAN BLIGHT

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 … Continue reading

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CELEBRATING 1 YEAR OF BLACKCOFFEEPOET.COM!!! VIDEO INTERVIEW WTIH LEE MARACLE + A REVIEW OF “BENT BOX”

Bent Box by Lee Maracle Reviewed by Jorge Antonio Vallejos This is a celebration!  It’s been one year now that blackcoffeepoet.com has been online.  Who better to celebrate with than one of my mentors, my writing mom—Lee Maracle. “Writing is … Continue reading

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Over 500 Aboriginal Women Have Been Murdered Or Gone Missing In Canada: A Poem To Mayor David Miller

In the summer of 2008 Carolyn Connolly and Katelynn Sampson (pictured left), two Aboriginal women, were murdered days apart in two different neighbourhoods in Toronto.  Local newspapers reported the murders, but no real action from police and government was seen, … Continue reading

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