Category Archives: PhD

the making of a business card

I’m heading to Vancouver early next month for the Converge Con, which is “a gathering about sexuality,View full post »

Bear Bones & Feathers – Louise Bernice Halfe

This book is full of strong visuals and a sly sense of humour. The poetry reads from multiple perspectives, oftenView full post »

A Really Good Brown Girl – Marilyn Dumont

This book is a witty and clever book of poems divided into four sections – Squaw Poems, What More Than Dance,View full post »

City Treaty: a Long Poem by Marvin Francis

Previously: City Treaty: A Long Poem had several interesting statements or lines that I felt were relevant to theView full post »

The Girl Who Grew A Galaxy by Cherie Dimaline

It’s hard reading about the fragility of human psyche – it’s hard reading about anxiety andView full post »

Ten Little Indians by Sherman Alexie

Who was the 10th Indian? This is a collection of nine stories, and the class and I were discussing this. MyView full post »

Kipocihkân, by Gregory Scofield

I have been a fan of Scofield’s writing since I was introduced to his work in 2002 – I read Love MedicineView full post »

North End Love Songs, by Katherena Vernette

My initial thoughts: This poetry book was haunting. Her writing combines natural images with the gritty scenes ofView full post »

urban tricksters

I’m taking one class this semester – focusing on Urban Indigenous Identity. It’s truly interestingView full post »