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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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INTERVIEW WITH NISHNAABEG ACADEMIC LEANNE SIMPSON

Leanne Betasamosake Simpson is a writer and scholar of Michi Saagiik Nishnaabeg ancestry and is a member of Alderville First Nation. She holds a Ph.D. from the University of Manitoba, is an Adjunct Professor in Indigenous Studies at Trent University … Continue reading

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HONOURING ABORIGINAL HISTORY MONTH 2012: DANCING ON OUR TURTLE’S BACK: STORIES OF NISHNAABEG RE-CREATION, RESURGENCE, AND A NEW EMERGENCE

DANCING ON OUR TURTLE’S BACK: STORIES OF NISHNAABEG RE-CREATION RESURGENCE AND A NEW EMERGENCE By Leanne Simpson Review by Zainab Amadahy Telling a writer “I couldn’t put your book down,” is normally a compliment.  Telling an author that “I had … Continue reading

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