Marilyn Dumont

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Marilyn Dumont
Occupationpoet, professor

Marilyn Dumont (born 1955) is a Canadian poet of Cree/Métis descent.

Born in northeastern Alberta, she is a descendant of Gabriel Dumont.[1] An educator and writer, Dumont holds an MFA from the University of British Columbia.[2] Her work is widely anthologized. She currently works at the university of Alberta and teaches creative writing.


  • A Really Good Brown Girl. London, ON: Brick, 1996. ISBN 0-919626-76-9
  • Green Girl Dreams Mountains. Lantzville, BC: Oolichan Books, 2001.
  • that tongued belonging. Cape Croker ON: Kegedonce Press, 2007
    • in German: diese Zugehörigkeit durch die Zunge, in: Heute sind wir hier. We Are Here Today. A Bilingual Collection of Contemporary Aboriginal Literature(s) from Canada. ed. Hartmut Lutz. Publisher: M.u.H. von der Linden, Wesel 2009 ISBN 3926308125
  • Ed. Initiations: a Selection of Young Native Writings. Penticton: Theytus Books, 2007.


Notable criticism[edit]

External links[edit]


  1. ^ Canada Council for the Arts. Public Lending Right Commission. Retrieved 2012-02-17.
  2. ^ Athabasca University Archived 2010-11-30 at the Wayback Machine. Author biography. Retrieved 2012-02-17.