Aboriginal Storytelling Month

February is an excellent time to bundle up, get together and share some stories. Aboriginal Storytelling Month honours the tradition of telling stories and sharing knowledge. Come out to the library for free events and programs all month long!

Rabbit and Bear Paws
Ages 5 & up, kids under 6 with an adult

Join Chad Solomon for a comical, educational and highly interactive puppet show that shares Indigenous wisdom with universal audiences.

Alice Turner Branch / Feb 3 / 10:30 am
Cliff Wright Branch / Feb 3 / 1:30 pm
Rusty Macdonald Branch / Feb 4 / 1:30 pm

Nehiyawak Songs & Stories
All ages, kids under 6 with an adult

Join us for songs & stories that will help participants learn the Cree language using material written by First Nations authors. 

Carlyle King Branch / Feb 5, 12 & 26 / 6:30 pm

Tell Your Own Story : Indigenous Storytelling Techniques
Ages 14 - 18

Daniel Knight offers a sample of the Indigenous storytelling techniques passed down to him by his father. He demonstrates to teens how to incorporate these techniques into their own creative writing, song writing and performances.

Frances Morrison Central Library / Feb 5 / 7:00 pm

Aboriginal Awareness Seminar
All ages, kids under 6 with an adult

Join John Lagimodiere with Aboriginal Consulting Services & Eagle Feather News for engaging and informative presentations detailing the history of, and issues faced by, Indigenous people in Canada. 

Rusty Macdonald Branch / Feb 7 / 7:00 pm
Cliff Wright Branch / Feb 8 / 7:00 pm

Author Reading : Dawn Dumont
Adults

Dawn Dumont is the author of three books: Glass Beads (2017), Rose's Run (2014) and Nobody Cries At Bingo (2011). She is also a columnist for the Saskatoon StarPhoenix, the Regina Leader-Post, and Eagle Feather News, and has worked as a stand-up comic across North America.

Round Prairie Branch / Feb 8 / 7:00 pm

Indigenous Legends - Movie Nights
All ages, kids under 6 with an adult

Come watch the animated series Stories from the Seventh Fire during Aboriginal Storytelling Month. We’ll also enjoy some crafts and refreshments. All ages welcome.

Carlyle King Branch / Feb 2, 9, 16 & 23 / 7:00 pm

Author Reading : Tenille Campbell
Adults

Tenille Campbell is a Dene & Métis author and photographer from English River First Nation in northern Saskatchewan. She completed her MFA in Creative Writing from UBC and is in her fourth year of PhD studies at the University of Saskatchewan, focusing on Indigenous literature. She will be reading from her poetry collection, #IndianLovePoems, which explores Indigenous erotica and the humour within.

Frances Morrison Central Library / Feb 28 / 7:00 pm


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