1.1 Interview with Jade McDougall / Marilyn Dumont's "Letter to Sir John A Macdonald"

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By Jessica McDonald. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

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.

The podcast music is by Dyalla Swain, whose work you can find here. The podcast graphics are by today’s rad guest, @muskrathands.

You can follow the podcast on Twitter and Instagram @TeachinBooksPod. To chat about the podcast, use the hashtag #TeachinBooksPod – why don’t you use it right now, so I’m not alone! You can also get in touch at teachinbookspod@gmail.com.

What should my sign-off be?? I’m still thinking, but am loving the suggestions I’ve gotten so far. Keep sending them along, or I might have to stick with OKAYBYEEE.
**Read the transcript for this episode here.**

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