Tag Archives: Stop Violence Against Aboriginal Women

VLOG: SUBSCRIBE TO BLACK COFFEE POET

Advertisements

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

HONOURING AND REMEMBERING INDIGENOUS WOMEN: INTERVIEW WITH WANDA WHITEBIRD + REVIEW OF “FIREWEED # 22: NATIVE WOMEN”

FIREWEED #22: Native Women Edited by: Ivy Chaske Connie Fife Jan Champagne Edna King Midnight Sun Reviewed by Susan Blight Traditionally in Ojibwe culture, as in many Indigenous North American cultures, women’s voices were valorized and their contribution to society … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

ZAINAB AMADAHY READS HER POETRY

I met Zainab in 2005 at an Indigenous solidarity meeting.  We immediately connected. The past five years has seen us attend many political events together, engage in long conversations on the phone and over coffees while discussing mixed race identity, … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Over 500 Aboriginal Women Have Been Murdered Or Gone Missing In Canada: A Poem To Mayor David Miller

In the summer of 2008 Carolyn Connolly and Katelynn Sampson (pictured left), two Aboriginal women, were murdered days apart in two different neighbourhoods in Toronto.  Local newspapers reported the murders, but no real action from police and government was seen, … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments