Tag Archives: Indigenous Feminism

AN INCOMPLETE LIST OF INDIGENOUS WOMEN WHO HAVE BEEN MURDERED IN ONTARIO, CANADA + PHOTO ESSAY OF THE 9th ANNUAL STRAWBERRY CEREMONY IN HONOUR OF MISSING AND MURDERED INDIGENOUS WOMEN (TORONTO)

Hundreds of Indigenous women have gone missing or been murdered in the land now known as Canada.  Every February 14th, Indigenous peoples and their allies gather in front of police headquarters in Toronto, Canada (and various places across the country) … Continue reading

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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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WASHING THE WORLD: A POEM FOR CANADA’S 800+ MISSING AND MURDERED ABORIGINAL WOMEN

Washing the World By Anna Marie Sewell In the dark at this end of the year so much stacked up against the light between us, against the odds despite the tears, in this season’s bitter wind listen to a dream … Continue reading

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A FEW FEET HIGHER THAN A WAGE: A POEM HONOURING DECEMBER 17, THE INTERNATIONAL DAY TO END VIOLENCE AGAINST SEX WORKERS

A Few Feet Higher Than A Wage By Tori Jezebel I cross the same streets everyday the posers on the corners change but the hookers stay the same I sell myself to every passing man who thinks he wants me … Continue reading

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7 REASONS WHY I KEEP A JOURNAL

7 Reasons Why I Keep A Journal By Jorge Antonio Vallejos I’ve been keeping a journal for years. When I started my journal it was to get into the practice of writing.  I would sit and write whatever came to … Continue reading

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WE LIVE IN A CULTURE OF RAPE

We Live In A Culture Of Rape By Jorge Antonio Vallejos Over the past few weeks I have noticed a spike in news about rapes around the world, in particular gang rapes. I know rape is not a new thing. … Continue reading

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READING AT SPINLAW 2013: SPREADING THE ROOTS AND REACH OF THE LIVING TREE

Reading at SPINLAW 2013: Spreading the Roots and Reach of the Living Tree By Jorge Antonio Vallejos Early this year I was commissioned to write a poem for the SPINLAW conference, 30 Years Under the Living Tree: Reflections on the … Continue reading

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