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CELEBRATING ABORIGINAL HISTORY MONTH 2011: ANISHNAWBE POET JOANNA SHAWANA READS HER POETRY

Meeting Joanna Shawana was a pleasure.   We drank coffee, chatted, took some photos and hit the park to do a recording of her reading her poems.   Shawana wrote  a poem on the spot and then read it for … Continue reading

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CELEBRATING ABORIGINAL HISTORY MONTH 2011: INTERVIEW WITH ANISHNAWBE POET JOANNA SHAWANA

Joanna Shawana is Anishnawbe from Wikwemikong Unceded Indian Reserve.  Author of Voice of an Eagle, Shawana makes and sells Aboriginal crafts and works at a women’s shelter. Her poetry shows us all that there is beauty beyond abuse. Voice of … Continue reading

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CELEBRATING ABORIGINAL HISTORY MONTH 2011: OPENING SONG BY DAWNIS KENNEDY AND A REVIEW OF “VOICE OF AN EAGLE” BY JOANNA SHAWANA

Voice of an Eagle By Joanna Shawana Reviewed by Jorge Antonio Vallejos Voice of and Eagle by Joanna Shawana soars high.  The Anishnawbe poet brings truth and humility to every page having the reader feel like they are sitting with … Continue reading

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ANISHINAABE SPOKEN WORD POET LENA RECOLLET SINGS HER POETRY

Lena Recollet is an Anishinaabe, fulltime multidisciplinary, artist born in Toronto and raised on the Wikwemikong Unceded Indian Reserve. A member of the Red Slam Collective, Recollet has been on tour sharing her poetry with many ears across different provinces.  … Continue reading

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