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Louise Bernice Halfe: A Poetic Life
3rd May 2023 • The Root & STEM Podcast • Pinnguaq
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Former Parliamentary Poet Laureate Louise Bernice Halfe shares her story of poetry and healing on this episode of the Root & STEM Podcast. Louise begins by thinking back to the origins of her love for writing (01:10) and shares where she draws inspiration from (06:30). She explains what works to preserve Cree language (10:23), before offering some honest guidance to those with aspirations of being a poet (12:22). Finally, Louise describes how literacy expands beyond reading and writing and how it can enhance learning (19:48).




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