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Performance Lab #15: Sissy Thiessen Kootenayoo
June 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pmPay What You Will
Sissy Thiessen Kootenayoo
A prompted writing and sharing spoken word poetry workshop focused around the Indigenous 7 Sacred Grandfather Teachings and their associated animals, including sharing circles & writing activities
Review of term “Indigenous”
Story & teaching about of the Seven Sacred/Grandfather Teachings (Wisdom, Courage, Humility, Truth, Love, Respect & Honesty) & associated animals
Show an example of spoken word
Ask students to write their own spoken word or land acknowledgement focused around the 7 Sacred Teachings
Share what they’ve written
Suggested Donation of $10
What Do You Need To Join?
A Device To Zoom In On
An Internet Connection
Sissy Thiessen Kootenayoo is a Treaty 6 Nakota Sioux, Cree & German Indigenous cultural educator, Powwow dancer, singer, crafter/beader, spoken word poet and creative writer from Edmonton, Alberta. She studied Communications & Journalism at Mount Royal University and since then has been living her passion of educating Albertans of all ages on Indigenous history, issues & culture through dance, song, crafting, play, movement and the written word. As a spoken word poet, Sissy also works to awareness to social issues around body image, mental health, race and self-identity. For more information about Sissy, her services and to make a booking, please visit: wasesaba.ca