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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

Shayla Elizabeth- Spoken Word artist

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


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

Masks are appreciated

Due to technical stuff we are unable to do an online LIVE component. BUT we will post the recording (unedited) right after the performance HERE.

Thanks all who come out to the gallery!

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.