Tag Archives: University of Toronto

DECLARING AND TAKING BACK THE POWER OF WORDS: NOTES FROM A TALK BY DANIEL HEATH JUSTICE

Declaring and Taking Back the Power of Words: Notes From a Talk by Daniel Heath Justice By Jorge Antonio Vallejos Photo by Jorge Antonio Vallejos This past October I attended the 5th Indigenous Writers Gathering at First Nations House University … Continue reading

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CELEBRATING ABORIGINAL HISTORY MONTH 2011: 2-SPIRIT METIS WRITER SHARRON PROULX-TURNER READS A POEM

I remember seeing Sharron Proulx-Turner’s What The Aunty’s Say years ago at First Nations House Library University of Toronto.  The title caught my attention and the poetry inside was great.   Meeting Turner in winter 2011 was greater. Within the … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW WITH TORONTO SINGER SARAH GREENE

Sarah Greene is a Toronto based poet and singer/songwriter who hosts an open mic nitght at the Tranzac Club once a month.   Her new CD Toronto Blues is a mix of different genres that explores the ups and downs … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW WITH PILIPINO POET MYKELLE PACQUING

Mykelle Pacquing was born and raised in Toronto and his ancestors are from Maharlika, the traditional name of the Philippines which means, “The Creator’s Land.”  Mykelle works with plants, the animals, his ancestors, and Indigenous folk from all over to … Continue reading

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