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Natasha Kanapé Fontaine


Natasha Kanapé Fontaine, born in 1991, is a slam poet, visual artist and indigenous rights activist. Innu of Pessamit community of the North Shore, she spent most of her life in urban areas, as did many other Aboriginal youth of her generation. Natasha Kanapé Fontaine is prominent on the provincial slam scene—she’s been dubbed the territorial slammer. Manifeste Assi, earned her the prize for poetry of the Society of Francophone Writers of America, 2013. She figures on Radio-Canada’s Plus on est de fou, plus on lit! list of ten young writers to watch. With an enduring commitment to the Idle No More movement, Natasha Kanapé Fontaine is part of the new generation of a people rising from the ashes, and who intends to take the place she deserves. She lives in Montreal. 

Books by Natasha Kanapé Fontaine

Assimanifesto Assi Manifesto

Blueberries_and_apricots_-_howard_scott Blueberries and Apricots


Pessamit, Quebec