Tag Archives: First Nations Women

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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LEANNE SIMPSON READS FROM “DANCING ON OUR TURTLE’S BACK”

After months of back and forth emails I finally got to meet Leanne Simpson and video tape her for blackcoffeepoet.com. We met at a Toronto coffee shop.  Our meet and greet was short, we got to work, and it was … Continue reading

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HONOURING AND REMEMBERING INDIGENOUS WOMEN: INTERVIEW WITH BRIDGET TOLLEY OF “FAMILIES OF SISTERS IN SPIRIT” + PHOTO ESSAY OF THE FEBRUARY 14TH 2012 RALLY AND FEAST (TORONTO) FOR MISSING AND MURDERED ABORIGINAL WOMEN IN CANADA

Bridget Tolley is Algonquin from the Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg in Quebec, Canada. Her mother Gladys Tolley was struck and killed by a police car in October 2001. Bridget is a committed activist in the family-led movement to end violence and … Continue reading

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