Bren Kolson remembered as ‘passionate’ writer, poet and advocate for Indigenous women – CBC

by ahnationtalk on April 13, 2018311 Views

Kolson began reporting for the Native Press; won awards for her poetry and memoirs

Apr 13, 2018

Bren Kolson, an award-winning author and vocal advocate for Indigenous women, has died.

Kolson, 67, was known for her poetry and other writing. She died of cancer on Wednesday at Stanton Territorial Hospital in Yellowknife.

Kolson, who was of Polish and Tso’Tine-Rocher River descent, spent years with the Native Communications Society as a reporter for the Native Press.

From journalism to memoir

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