Janet Rogers

Janet Rogers is a Canadian poet.
Janet Rogers is a poet. (Courtesy of Janet Rogers)

Janet Rogers is an award-winning Mohawk and Tuscarora poet from Six Nations of the Grand River. Her work focuses on her experiences as an Indigenous women in the world and is often a rallying cry for change. She has written six collections of poetry, beginning with Splitting the Hearta vital and passionate debut. Her 2015 collection Totem Poles & Railroads told the story of Canada's contentious 500-year relationship with Indigenous nations. As Long as the Sun Shines is her most recent book.

Books by Janet Rogers


The Mohawk poet Janet Rogers reads a poem from her latest collection, Totem Poles and Railroads. 2:08
The Mohawk poet Janet Rogers on her latest collection, where she confronts 500 years of colonialism. 13:01


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