Janet Rogers

Janet Rogers

Biography: 

Janet Marie Rogers is a Mohawk/Tuscarora writer from the Ontario Six Nations. She has published three collections of poetry and poetry recordings on CD. Rogers has hosted the radio programs Native Waves Radio on CFUV and Tribal Clefs on CBC Radio One Victoria. From 2012 to 2014, Rogers was Victoria’s Poet Laureate. In 2015, she was named writer in residence for the University of Northern British Columbia. Rogers formed the collective Ikkwenyes (Dare to Do) with Mohawk poet Alex Jacobs.