Photo credit
Bernard Clark

Biography

Writer and scholar Armand Garnet Ruffo was born in Chapleau, Northern Ontario and is a band member of the Chapleau Fox Lake Cree First Nation with roots to the Sagamok Ojibway First Nation. Drawing on his Indigenous heritage, Ruffo focuses on Indigenous-settler relations as well as Indigenous ways of knowing, including spirituality and the environment. His books include Grey Owl: the Mystery of Archie Belaney (1996/ 2020); At Geronimo's Grave (2001) winner of the Archibald Lampman Award for Poetry; The Thunderbird Poems (2015); Norval Morrisseau: Man Changing Into Thunderbird (2014), and Treaty# (2019), the latter two both finalists for Governor General’s Literary Awards.  He teaches in the English Department at Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario.

Publications

Title
Treaty#
Publisher
Wolsak & Wynn
Date
2019
Publication type
Book
Title
The Thunderbird Poems
Publisher
Harbour Publishing
Date
2015
Publication type
Book
Title
Grey Owl: the Mystery of Archie Belaney
Publisher
Coteau Books/ Wolsak & Wynn (new edition)
Date
1996/ 2021
Publication type
Book
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