Native American Authors


Armand Garnet Ruffo , 1955-

Ojibwe

Armand Ruffo is an Ojibway poet who was born in Northern Ontario and is currently living in Ottawa, Canada. He teaches in the Carleton University English Department and acts as associate director of the Centre for Aboriginal Education, Research and Culture. Prior to teaching there, he received a M.A. in Literature and Creative Writing from the University of Windsor. His poetry has appeared in many anthologies. He also writes plays (including Ghost Woman and A Windigo Tale), essays, and stories.

Awards and Honors

Finalist, 1997 Saskatchewan Book Awards

 

Online resources by or about Armand Garnet Ruffo:

Armand Garnet Ruffo
Author: Armand Ruffo, Karen Strom
Type: authorbio
Description: Biographical and bibliographical information on the author. Includes links to the texts of several of his poems, and a photo of the author.
URL: http://www.hanksville.org/storytellers/ruffo/

How
Author: Armand Ruffo
Type: etext
Description: Text of Ruffo's poem How, originally published in Grey Owl: The Mystery of Archie Belaney.
URL: http://www.hanksville.org/storytellers/ruffo/poems/How.html

How Do You Know?
Author: Armand Ruffo
Type: etext
Description: Text of Ruffo's poem How Do You Know?, originally published in Grey Owl: The Mystery of Archie Belaney.
URL: http://www.hanksville.org/storytellers/ruffo/poems/HowDoYouKnow.html

Old Story
Author: Armand Ruffo
Type: etext
Description: Text of Ruffo's poem Old Story, originally published in Opening in the sky.
URL: http://www.hanksville.org/storytellers/ruffo/poems/OldStory.html

On Lake Titicaca
Author: Armand Ruffo
Type: etext
Description: Text of Ruffo's poem On Lake Titicaca, originally published in Opening in the sky.
URL: http://www.hanksville.org/storytellers/ruffo/poems/Titicaca.html

Ottawa Art Gallery: Reading with Kateri Akiwenzie-Damm and Armand Garnet Ruffo
Author: The Ottawa Art Gallery
Type: authorbio
Description: Contains brief biographies of Kateri Akiwenzie-Damm and Armand Garnet Ruffo.
URL: http://www.cyberus.ca/~oag/home-e/talks/talkbios/reading.htm

The Storm
Author: Armand Ruffo
Type: etext
Description: Text of Ruffo's poem The Storm, originally published in Opening in the sky.
URL: http://www.hanksville.org/storytellers/ruffo/poems/TheStorm.html

Books by Armand Garnet Ruffo:

Ruffo, Armand Garnet. Grey Owl : the mystery of Archie Belaney
Regina, Saskatchewan : Coteau Books, 1996.
Genre: Biography
ISBN: 1550501097

Ruffo, Armand Garnet. Opening in the sky
Penticton, B.C. : Theytus Books, 1994 .
Genre: Poetry
ISBN: 0919441556


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