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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 ABORIGINAL HISTORY MONTH 2011: INTERVIEW WITH 2-SPIRIT METIS WRITER SHARRON PROULX-TURNER

Sharron Proulx-Turner is a member of the Métis Nation of Alberta. Originally from the Ottawa river valley, she’s from Mohawk, Algonquin, Wyandot, Ojibwe, Mi’kmaw, French, Scottish and Irish ancestry. She’s a two-spirit mom of three adult children, Graham, Barb and … Continue reading

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CELEBRATING ABORIGINAL HISTORY MONTH 2011: SHE IS READING HER BLANKET WITH HER HANDS

She Is Reading Her Blanket With Her Hands By Sharron Proulx-Turner Reviewed by Jorge Antonio Vallejos Two-Spirit Metis poet Sharron Proulx-Turner writes, “I am humbled by the women and girls in my world”, in the intro to her third collection … 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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