Words Our WAY: Writing for Aboriginal Youth
La Ronge Workshop
Kikinahk Friendship Centre La Ronge
Got an interest in writing or storytelling? Are you between the ages of 15-21?
If so, come to the Friendship Centre to develop your writing and storytelling skills with a professional writer. The workshop will end in a public reading of your work and writing pieces will be selected for an anthology.
Hosted by Leah Marie Dorion. She is a Metis person with cultural roots to the historic Metis community of Cumberland House, Saskatchewan. Born in Nipawin, she is a passionate interdisciplinary artist and educator who is committed to sharing historical and contemporary knowledge regarding Metis culture. She is a respected children’s book writer and several of her books have been nominated for various awards for their art and cultural content. Leah continues to develop and expand her practice as an artist, writer, creative consultant, and instructor with the Saskatchewan Urban Native Teacher Education Program (SUNTEP).
Drop-ins welcome but pre-registration is preferred. To register, visit skwriter.com for a registration form. Completed forms can be submitted to:
firstname.lastname@example.org or register by phone at: 306.791.7746