In this first official / full-length episode of Teachin’ Books, host Jessica McDonald talks to Ph.D. candidate and instructor Jade McDougall about teaching Marilyn Dumont’s “Letter to Sir John A Macdonald.” So, today we’re teachin’ POEMS, y’all.
- Find more about Jade here.
- Find Marilyn Dumont’s poem “Letter to Sir John A Macdonald” at Muskrat Magazine.
- More information about Idle No More’s National Week of Action (Oct 19-Oct 23 2020) in solidarity with Mi’kmaq fishers and Mi’kmaq treaty rights can be found here.
- See more details about Marie Battiste’s edited book Living Treaties: Narrating Mi’kmaw Treaty Relations.
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**Read the transcript for this episode here.**