Armand Garnet Ruffo

Creator Award Winner

Armand Garnet Ruffo is an Anishinaabe (Ojibwe) scholar, filmmaker, writer and poet. A Queen’s University National Scholar in Indigenous Literature, Ruffo’s award-winning works include plays, film and books of prose and poetry. His work is inventive and multidisciplinary, and his approach is a subtle, personal and deeply informed expression of Indigenous culture. His collection, The Thunderbird Poems (2015), was inspired by the art of Norval Morisseau.

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