Gregory Scofield is a Métis poet, writer, activist and community worker whose maternal ancestry can be traced back five generations to the Red River Settlement and to Kinesota, Manitoba. He has published four much-praised and award-winning books of poetry as well as a memoir, Thunder in My Veins: Memories of a Métis Childhood. He teaches First Nations and Métis poetry at Brandon University in Manitoba. His latest collection, kipocihk‚n: Poems New & Selected (Nightwood Editions) and the re-publication of I Knew Two Metis Women, along with the companion CD (Gabriel Dumont Institute) was released in spring 2009. As well, his third collection of poetry, Love Medicine and One Song was re-released by Kegedonce Press in 2009. He currently lives in Maple Ridge, B.C.
Festivals: 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005 (fall)
Festival Event: Poetry Cabaret:
April 26, 2010 @ 8:00
Mayfair Theatre, 1074 Bank Street