In this poetry book, David Groulx seamlessly weaves the spiritual with the ordinary and the present with the powerful voices of the past. He speaks for the spirit, determination, and courage of Aboriginal people, compelling readers to confront cruel reality with his sincere and inspiring vision. Author's poetic power renders an honest and painful perception of Aboriginal life with strong voice against prejudice and injustice.
David Groulx was raised in the mining community of Elliot Lake in northern Ontario. He is proud of his Native roots - his mother is Ojibwa Indian and his father is French Canadian. David received his B.A. degree from Lakehead University, where he won the Munro Poetry Prize. He has previously published six poetry books and his poems have appeared in over one hundred periodicals in Canada, UK, Australia, Germany, Austria, Turkey, and the USA. He currently lives in Ottawa.