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Xwi7x̱wa Library houses, and is continually building, a collection of poetry by Indigenous writers from what is now known as Canada and beyond. Our collection includes many small-press publications and emerging poets, as well as the well-known authors in Indigenous poetry and publishing.
To view all poetry at Xwi7xwa, search the UBC Catalogue for "poems" and filter for: "Location: Xwi7xwa Library". See the image below:
From Evergreen Cultural Centre Series: Brandi Bird is a Two-Spirit Saulteaux, Cree and Metis writer and editor from Treaty 1 territory currently living and learning on Squamish, Tsleil-Waututh & Musqueam land. Their work has been published in The Alaska Quarterly Review, The Puritan, Poetry is Dead, Room Magazine, Brick Magazine, Prism International and The Fiddlehead.
Billy-Ray Belcourt (Driftpile Cree Nation), earned his PhD in English at the University of Alberta, a 2016 Rhodes Scholar, a published author, and professor at UBC.