Totem Poles And Railroads

November 1, 2016|
Totem Poles And Railroads by Janet Rogers
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Totem Poles and Railroads succinctly defines the 500-year-old relationship between Indigenous nations and the corporation of Canada. In this, her fifth poetry collection, Janet Rogers'' expands on that definition with a playful, culturally powerful and, at times, experimental voice. She pays honour to her poetic characters--real and imagined, historical and present day--from Sacajawea to Nina Simone. Placing poetry at the centre of our current post-residential school/present-day reconciliation reality, Rogers'' poems are expansive and intimate, challenging, thought-provoking and always personal.
Janet Rogers is a Mohawk/Tuscarora writer from the Six Nations territory, living as a guest on Coast Salish territory since 1994. She is a recording artist, former Poet Laureate of Victoria, the University of Northern British Columbia Writer-in-Residence for 2015 and the Ontario College of Art and Design NIGIG Visual Culture Visiting A...
Title:Totem Poles And Railroads
Product dimensions:168 pages, 8.9 X 5.8 X 0.4 in
Shipping dimensions:168 pages, 8.9 X 5.8 X 0.4 in
Published:November 1, 2016
Publisher:ARP Books
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781894037877

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