shalan joudry

Shalan Joudry is a narrative artist, ecologist, and mother, as well as a poet, playwright, podcaster, oral storyteller, actor, and cultural interpreter. She lives with her family in their community of L’sɨtkuk (Bear River First Nation, Nova Scotia). Her first book of poetry, Generations Re-merging, was published in 2014.



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Waking Ground
shalan joudry

2020 / Canadian Poetry, Canadian Indigenous / $19.95
9781554472130 / Trade paper / 80 pp


Waking Ground connects the social and ecological challenges our communities face with the unresolved legacy of Canada’s settlement and its ongoing impact on the lives of Indigenous people. Attuned to language, landscape, and legacy, Shalan Joudry’s insightful and candid poems bring forward stories that speak to the resilience of Mi’kmaw culture and the collective work of healing and reconciliation that lies before us all.



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Other Books by this Author

Generations Re-merging
shalan joudry

2014 / Poetry / $18.95 CAN
9781554471355 / Trade paper / 64 pp

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