What a fabulous array of choices there are this year for listening to Indigenous storytelling in Saskatchewan and beyond. Even the mainstream news is paying attention. Here are just a few highlights from this week’s FaceBook feed (all events are in English unless otherwise noted):
Randy Morin via CTV news:
Solomon Ratt via CBC Saskatchewan Weekend with Shauna Powers:
Library Services for Saskatchewan Aboriginal People (LSSAP) offers an amazing month-long selection (launched via YouTube on February 1st) that represents all of Saskatchewan’s Indigenous groups, and includes many familiar names, including Solomon Ratt, Dolores Greyeyes Sand, Maria Campbell and more. Check the schedule link below for specific times.
- Follow this link to register for individual sessions: https://www.lssap.ca/sas-2022-events
- Follow this link for a complete overview schedule of events: https://www.lssap.ca/calendar
Storytelling with Solsquatch (2022)
FaceBook users are welcome to join Monday Evening FB live sessions hosted by Solomon Ratt and Darian Âcikahtê on February 7, 14, 21 and 28 from 7-8:15pm, Saskatchewan time (Click this link for more details).
Find Old Favourites
And of course, you can always Solomon Ratt’s Cree-bilingual storytelling from years past here at the Cree Literacy Network. Use the phrase “Sacred Stories” or “Sacred Stories Heal” in our search tool to pull up text and audio of the many stories Sol has shared with us in the past.