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Totem Poles and Railroads

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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 S ...more
Paperback, 168 pages
Published November 2016 by Arbeiter Ring Publishing (ARP)
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Sami Shaqwarah
Jun 19, 2017 Sami Shaqwarah rated it it was amazing
She shines a beautiful melody of performance art and poetry with intonations of Indigenous nations, her provocative nation and poignant opinion against corporate Canada. We've got live modern poetry to rock the socks off.
shayne avec i grec
Jan 06, 2017 shayne avec i grec rated it it was amazing
Shelves: poetry, victoria
Everything about this book is a win - from its gorgeous design to the smell of the paper to the incendiary poetry. It is not always a comfortable read, and that makes it all the more important. Janet Rogers isn't pulling any punches and doesn't care what you think. And I for one quite like that.
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