Tag Archives: Marilyn Dumont

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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NATIVE WOMEN AND TWO-SPIRITS SPEAK OUT AGAINST VIOLENCE!!!

This week on blackcoffeepoet.com we brought attention to the Epidemic of Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women in Canada via an Opinion Editorial by Anishinaabe Kwe Christine Luza, a Letter by Cindy Bourgeois to her Transgender sisters asking them to care … Continue reading

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REMEMBERING HELEN BETTY OSBORNE: A POEM BY MARILYN DUMONT

This week we honoured Helen Betty Osborne via an Opinion Editorial, Lest We Forget, by Cree academic Robyn Bourgeois a Thank You Letter to Helen Betty Osborne by Norway House Cree Nation resident Megan Bertasson and here we have a … Continue reading

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VLOG: DOING WRITING EXERCISES TO MUSIC

For years I have been writing to music.  I journal, edit, and do writing exercises.   I started doing this to Jungle music while playing a tape by a local DJ named Freak Flow. Over the years I have learned … Continue reading

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BCP HONOURS INDIGENOUS SOVEREIGNTY WEEK 2010: INTERVIEW WITH CREE/METIS POET MARILYN DUMONT

Marilyn’s first collection, A Really Good Brown Girl, won the 1997 Gerald Lampert Memorial Award presented by the League of Canadian Poets. This collection is now in its twelfth printing, selections from it are widely anthologized in secondary and post-secondary literary … Continue reading

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BCP HONOURS INDIGENOUS SOVEREIGNTY WEEK 2010 WITH GREEN GIRL DREAMS MOUNTAINS

green girl dreams Mountains By Marilyn Dumont Reviewed by Jorge Antonio Vallejos My friend Brian has said many a time, “You only have one mother!”  He has his index finger pointed in the air as he leans in real close … Continue reading

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