The Fifth Day of Writemas
… my true love …. yadda yadda yadda
a GREAT poem from Shayla Elizabeth!
as you might have noticed, I’ve been sending shouts out to my dear friends in the Aboriginal Writers Collective. Shayla is one such dear friend, her bio reads as follows: storyteller/poet/emerging playwright/writer/sometime journalist/repatriated cross-cultural adoptee from the 60′s scoop/Ininew (Cree)–mixed blood/mother–mama/partner/lover.
chief miska muskwa
(on the occasion of the chief big bear monument unveiling)
mama, am I Cree?
yes baby girl you are of the People
to be Cree/Iniwe …