Events throughout Saskatchewan for Indigenous Storytelling Month – Global News

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February 1, 2023

Throughout the month of February, Indigenous stories will be told in various forms across the country.

The Library Services for Saskatchewan Aboriginal Peoples, Inc. (LSSAP) has been hosting Aboriginal Storytelling for going on 20 years. The project aims to support and promote First Nations, Métis and Inuit oral storytelling traditions in Saskatchewan and to celebrate the history, language and culture.

“For Indigenous people, storytelling is both a gift and a very old custom, sanctioned by the people,” stated Jessica Generoux, LSSAP SAS project co-ordinator.

“Storytelling is fundamental to the teachings, ceremonies, and way of life of Indigenous people…. They have a rich connection to who we are since they are an important component of Indigenous identity.”

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