“How can I share this?”: Sky Dancer Louise Halfe and the Poetics of Residential Schools

Is it possible to represent residential schools in literature? What are the poetics of reconciliation? Louise Halfe's work illustrates the labour and love of Indigenous poetry amongst the imposed silence of colonialism. Read more

Blue Marrow, White Page: Considering White Space in Indigenous Poetics

Almost halfway through the Coteau edition of Louise Bernice Halfe’s Blue Marrow, right before the narrator delves into her Métis history, the text is interrupted by a blank, white page (what would be page 66). At first, the page reads as... Read more