An Author-centered chapter introduces readers to the study of a Canadian author of general literary or cultural importance.
|E. Pauline Johnson (Tekahionwake)|
Written by CanLit Guides' Editorial TeamE. Pauline Johnson (Tekahionwake; 1861–1913) was a popular poet, critic, and performer. In this chapter, we address a small sampling of her wide range of poems and prose. The life and career of Pauline Johnson has been the subject of renewed academic attention since the 1960s, in particular with the growing interest in feminism, Indigeneity, and diversity.
|Visual Poetry and Indigenous-Settler Issues: Shane Rhodes and Jordan Abel|
Written by CanLit Guides' Editorial TeamThis chapter includes several contemporary visual poems by non-Indigenous poet Shane Rhodes (b. 1973) and Nisga’a poet Jordan Abel (b. 1985). These poems engage with the ways that land negotiations, treaties, and cultural documentation dispossessed Indigenous peoples.