Tag Archives: Chrystos

WHEN A POET DIES

When A Poet Dies By Jorge Antonio Vallejos Last week today I found out Adrienne Rich, 82, the well-known American poet, past on (1929-2012).  I read the thoughts of mourners posted on Face Book.  Sadness prevailed.  Adrienne Rich is someone … Continue reading

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HONOURING AND REMEMBERING INDIGENOUS WOMEN: INTERVIEW WITH WANDA WHITEBIRD + REVIEW OF “FIREWEED # 22: NATIVE WOMEN”

FIREWEED #22: Native Women Edited by: Ivy Chaske Connie Fife Jan Champagne Edna King Midnight Sun Reviewed by Susan Blight Traditionally in Ojibwe culture, as in many Indigenous North American cultures, women’s voices were valorized and their contribution to society … 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 QUEER INDIGENOUS VOICES WEEK: INTERVIEW WITH DANIEL HEATH JUSTICE + YELLOW MEDICINE REVIEW FALL 2010

Yellow Medicine Review Fall 2010 The Ancestors We Are Looking For We Have Become: International Queer Indigenous Voices Edited By Ahimsa Timoteo Bodhran Reviewed By Jorge Antonio Vallejos Near the end of my video interview with Daniel Heath Justice for … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW WITH TORONTO POET TARA-MICHELLE ZINIUK

Tara-Michelle Ziniuk is a writer, performer, activist, and new mother working in Guelph and Toronto. She has been published across North America and is the author of two collections of poems: Emergency Contact and Somwhere To Run From. BCP: Why poetry? … Continue reading

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HONOURING BLACK HISTORY MONTH 2011: PSYCHIC UNREST BY LILLIAN ALLEN + A TALK WITH BLACK FEMINIST ERICA NEEGAN

Psychic Unrest By Lillian Allen Reviewed by Jorge Antonio Vallejos All the great poets learned from those who came before them.  Many young and aspiring poets have Walt Whitman sired.  Willam Butler Yeats has influenced many.  And Sylvia Plath is … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW WITH QUEER LATINA POET JANET ROMERO

Janet Romero-Leiva is a queer feminist latina visual artist and writer whose explores immigrant displacement, denied aboriginality, queer and of colour existence, living and loving in dos lenguas, and the continuous intersection of identities that shape who she is and how … Continue reading

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