north star – november 3rd – kingston, on

aaniin kina wiya! hello everyone!  Last year, three of my poems were transformed into choral music by Mark Sirett. Next week, there will be a concert in Kingston, Ontario. If you’re in the area, swing by as it will be an incredible audible experience. When I heard the choirs last year in London, Ontario during…

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choral music anyone?

Last year, I had three of my poems commissioned by Western University’s Gloria Gassi as part of the Canadian 150 celebration. This arrangement by Mark Sirett went on to win an award, Outstanding Choral Composition award at the Choral Canada 2018 National Choral Awards. So that’s pretty cool! Here’s the recording of the choral arrangement…

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learning new (old) techniques

Back in 2018, I travelled with my family to a nishnaabemowin language camp on the Grand Traverse Odawa & Ojibway community located near Peshawbetown, Michigan. As we travelled across the border from Sault Ste Marie, Ontario into Michigan on the International Bridge, it was quite awesome to travel over two great lakes, Superior and Michigan.…

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share: poetry recordings on soundcloud

Good morning lovers of literature, art, music, and creativity! I’ve been uploading a few tracks to my wild rice dreams soundcloud page, which I’m sharing here for the first time. Last year, I had three of my poems set to choral music by award-winning Canadian composer, Mark Sirett for a performance in October at Western University. I…

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