Tag Archives: Lee Maracle

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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IT’S ABOUT COMMUNITY, NOT COMPETITION #2

It’s About Community, Not Competition Part 2 By Jorge Antonio Vallejos For the last week and a half I’ve been writing about a poem that I had commissioned by a group of student lawyers from University of Toronto and York … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW WITH WAUBGESHIG RICE

Waubgeshig Isaac Rice is a broadcast journalist and a writer. He lives in Ottawa and grew up in a beautiful place called Wasauksing. His dad is Ojibway and his mom is Canadian, and he is proud of his background.  Rice … Continue reading

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FORGIVE AND EDUCATE KYLA PAWIS AKA RACIST BRAMPTON GIRL HATES BROWN PEOPLE

White Supremacy has been on my mind this week as I saw a lot of it on Face Book via links to articles and videos. I wrote an article called White Supremacy All Around Me. A video by Kyla Pawis helped … Continue reading

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BLACK COFFEE POET READS “THE BANNOCK TEACHING”

Two weeks ago I read at The Writers Room put on by ANDPVA (The Association for Native Development in the Performing and Visual Arts).  It was fitting to be on the same card as great poets and signers such as … Continue reading

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HOLIDAYS ON ICE

Holidays On Ice By David Sedaris Reviewed by Jorge Antonio Vallejos Two hours ago I saw a BBC interview with British writer Susan Hill.  When asked about the importance of reading in a writer’s life Hill said, “It’s the only … Continue reading

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SHOWING UP PART 3: PUSHING THROUGH

Showing Up Part 3: Pushing Through By Jorge Antonio Vallejos I’m listening to Bro Hymn by Pennywise while sipping on a hot coffee, black coffee of course. Bro Hymn pumps me up and coffee is now a staple for me.  … Continue reading

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