Marilyn Dumont

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Marilyn Dumont
Occupationpoet, professor

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

Born in northeastern Alberta, she is a descendant of Gabriel Dumont.[1] Dumont holds an MFA from the University of British Columbia.[2] Her work is widely anthologized. She is currently an Associate Professor at the University of Alberta in the Faculty of Arts - English & Film Studies Department and teaches creative writing.[3]


  • 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.
  3. ^ "Marilyn Dumont, BA, MFA - Associate Professor". University of Alberta Directory. Retrieved 2021-01-20.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  4. ^ "Distinguished Artist Award Recipients Announced". 2019-06-17. Retrieved 2021-01-20.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)