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Armand Garnet Ruffo

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Name  Armand Ruffo
Role  Poet
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Education  University of Ottawa, University of Windsor
Books  The Thunderbird Poems, Grey Owl, Opening in the Sky, At Geronimo's Grave, Norval Morrisseau: Man Cha

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Armand Garnet Ruffo (born 1955 Chapleau, Ontario) is a Canadian poet.


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He graduated from the University of Ottawa, and the University of Windsor and is a member of the Ojibwe nation. He teaches at the Queen's University.

His work appears in Dandelion, CVII, and absinthe.

In the past, Armand has taught creative writing at both the Banff Centre for the Arts and the En'owkin International School of Writing in Penticton, British Columbia. He currently resides in Ottawa.


  • 1997 Saskatchewan Book Awards Finalist
  • 1999 Alaska Playwrights' Competition, Honourable Mention.
  • 2000 Canadian Authors' Association Prize for Poetry.
  • 2001 CBC Arts Performance Showcase Competition for Drama.
  • 2002 Lampman-Scott Award
  • Poetry

  • Opening in the Sky. Theytus Books. 1994. ISBN 978-0-919441-55-2. 
  • Grey Owl: the mystery of Archie Belaney. Coteau Books. 1997. ISBN 978-1-55050-109-4. 
  • At Geronimo's grave. Coteau Books. 2001. ISBN 978-1-55050-176-6. 
  • Anthologies

  • Jeannette C. Armstrong, Lalage Grauer, eds. (2001). Native poetry in Canada: a contemporary anthology. Broadview Press. ISBN 978-1-55111-200-8. 
  • Plays

  • Ghost Woman
  • A Windigo Tale
  • Portrait of the Artist as Indian
  • References

    Armand Garnet Ruffo Wikipedia

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