Feb 1 – 28, 2021
Each year, Saskatoon Public Library joins other communities across Saskatchewan in celebrating Storytelling Month throughout February.
We would like to thank the many storytellers who have so graciously agreed to share their gifts and wisdom with our community, as well as Library Services for Saskatchewan Aboriginal Peoples Inc (LSSAP), who have helped support these programs.
This year, all of the storytelling programs will be online. View the schedule below.
Storytelling Spotlight is a video series with an adult recommended audience. Performances will feature some of the province’s best storytellers, artists and academics.
Saulteaux stories / Feb 3
Lorena Cote an ānihšināpēhkwē from Cote First Nation tells Saulteaux stories and discusses their many purposes. Lynn is co-author of the text Mācī-anihšināpēmowin: Beginning Saulteaux (2020) and is an assistant professor at First Nations University of Canada.
Özten is a member of Northwest Angle 33 First Nation. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Winnipeg and recently joined the MFA in Writing program at the University of Saskatchewan.
Sculpture and Story with Lyndon Tootoosis / Feb 17
Watch presentations from local Indigenous artists and performers with music, storytelling, theatre, and much more on their scheduled date at 2pm on Facebook and YouTube.
Dallas and Phil are a father and son who have been playing Métis fiddle for the last 26 years. They have travelled all across Canada and the United States performing and backing up Métis square dancers for all groups of people and events.
Music from Marentin Fehr / Feb 13
Marentin is a singer, songwriter, and music educator from Waterhen Lake First Nation on Treaty 6 territory.
Make bannock and soup with Glenna Henderson / Feb 20
Looking for reading recommendations? Check out these curated lists.
Join our Virtual Book Club to read Son of a Trickster by Eden Robinson.