She is renowned for her strong expression inspired by her many travels, experiences, relationship and Haudenosaunee perspective. She is a radio broadcaster, documentary producer and media artist. Her writings include poetry, short fiction, science fiction, playwriting, spoken word performance poetry and video poetry. She has been nominated for Best Spoken Word Recording at the Canadian Aboriginal Peoples Choice Music Awards and the Native American Music Awards.
Janet’s literary works include: Splitting the Heart, 200)7, Red Erotic, 2010, Un-earthed, 2011, Peace in Duress, 2014, Totem Poles and Railroads, 2016, and As Long As the Sun Shines (English edition, 2018, Mohawk language edition released in 2019.
Janet has extensive experience in radio and has also produced radio documentaries; Bring Your Drum: 50 Years of Indigenous Protest Music. Resonating Reconciliation received awards for Best Radio at the imagineNATIVE Film and Media Arts Festival. She was the City of Victoria Poet Laureate from 2012 to 2014. Janet continues to share her journey toward inner peace from the Indigenous perspective in the hope it will guide, interpret and inspire others to find their own truths and identity.