Posts tagged aboriginal writers

The Twelfth Day of Writemas

… re: the song = whatever already!…

almost didn’t make it here today due to technical difficulties but got it in just under the wire…. and today, Mr. Jordan Wheeler = last ndn i swear! (at least during Writemas)

first a bio – uncharacteristically short winded for the Wheelerster - Jordan Wheeler is a member of the Gordon First Nation.  He’s been writing stories since 1982. Aaaand he’s on NativeWiki – check it! (NativeWiki = just as “Made it” as white person Wiki).

now, my …

The Sixth Day of Writemas

On the sixth day of Writemas my true love gave to me

A warm and steamy poem from Maeengan Linklater

Check it: Maeengan Linklater: a First Nations writer and filmmaker ( His first film, First Nation Winnipeg: The Heart of a Home, co-produced with Jim Sanderson, premiered at Cinematheque in Winnipeg last year. He is working on a full-length poetry collection (forthcoming). He is currently on the board of the Manitoba Writers Guild. … And he has the best profile pict on …

The Second Day of Writemas

On the second day of Writemas my true love gave to me

Two hits of Marvin Francis!

If you don’t know, Marvin Francis was a poet, artist, scholar and all around righteous dude who passed into the Spirit World in Dec. 2005. He is still sorely missed. His work includes, two books of poetry, technically long poems, city treaty and bush camp, both Turnstone Press.

This here is one of my favourite Marvin poems, technically excerpt of long poem:


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