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Sept 2 : Shayla Elizabeth-A Spoken Word Closing Hybrid Reception

Sept 2 : Shayla Elizabeth-A Spoken Word Closing Hybrid Reception

Artist(s): Shayla Elizabeth
Start: September 2, 2022 7:00 pm
End: September 2, 2022 9:00 pm
Galleries:

Shayla Elizabeth- Spoken Word artist

A Spoken Word Closing Hybrid Reception in-person, and online, of Wahkohtawin – 1 year after

OPENED FOR FIRST FRIDAY

Friday, September 2,  7-9pm LIVE at Urban Shaman Gallery

Masks are appreciated

Thanks all who come out to the gallery!

Guest-artists:
Jolene Wilson (Anishinaabe kwe )- Traditional Singer/ Drum Carrier, Knowledge Keeper, Pipe Carrier
Aaron Dumas (Cree)- djémbe player

 

Shayla Elizabeth is an Iniwé/mixed-blood cross-cultural adoptee, now repatriated, living in Winnipeg, MB, Treaty 1. She is a writer, poet, storyteller, Spoken Word artist who has been a member of the Indigenous (formerly Abo.) Writers’ Collective, MB, since 1999. Her work is in the AWC self-published chapbooks, “Red City”, “Bone Memory” and a story excerpt in the anthology, xxx ndn. Her poetry is also in Prairie Fire, CV2, First Perspective, CBC radio, NCI FM; on the “Say the Word” Wpg. Internat’l Writers Festival website; in Manitowapow: Writings from the Land of Water, edited by Dr. Warren Cariou and Dr. Niigaan Sinclair and has participated at Speaking Crow, a long-running poetry open-mic. She was most recently published in RED RISING magazine, “Matriarchy” issue.

Her Spoken Word video work includes “Wahkohtowin-Everyone/everything is Connected”, Urban Shaman Contemporary Gallery, Wpg, MB, Jul/21 – Jul/22; Nch’u7mut cheshá7 temixw/Giving Back to Mother Earth – Full Circle: First Nations Performance, Van., BC, Aug – Dec/21; and SK Storytelling Festival, Regina, SK, Oct/21.