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Saskatoon Indigenous Poets Society Forms their First Slam Team!

Posted by on Feb 24, 2020

The Saskatoon Indigenous Poets Society made history this year as they put together their very first, all-indigenous, poetry slam team. Poets Shawn Joseph (Overflo), Keccia Cook (Nokomis), Alexandra Jarrett (Axis), and Alex Allary (Loud Voice) brought fire in their competition at CFSW, making it to semi-finals. Check them out in the...

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Saskatoon Slam Team 2019

Posted by on Feb 24, 2020

What happens when you put together storytellers, indigenous rights activists, queer poets, and entrepreneurs? You get Boiled, Soft. Saskatoon’s 2019 slam team features soft spoken but power packed poets: Ky Mason, Jay Schell (Javelin), Victoria Karoline, Janelle Pewapsconias (ecoaborijanelle), and Danica Lorer. They took to CFSW with a uniquely prairie perspective and voice, and they were...

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Regina Slam Team Features on October 6!

Posted by on Oct 4, 2019

Tonight It’s Poetry Oct 6 // Amigos Cantina Back Room Saskatoon — Treaty 6 Territory — Home of the Métis People $5 // 8:00 PM 19+ No one turned away for lack of funds. Join us for a special feature by the 2019 Regina Slam Team! They’re on their way to CFSW 2019 and we’re happy to give them a stage to prepare.⁠ Our community stage is an opportunity for all spoken...

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Five Treaty Six to Represent at CFSW 2018

Posted by on Oct 26, 2018

One community, two parents, three indigenous peoples, four prairie born, and five powerful poets. We are the five Treaty six. This year’s Saskatoon Slam Team is a powerhouse of talent, passion and words!  Kevin Wesaquate (poetik with a silent K), Elise Pallagi, Janelle Pewapsconias (ecoaborijanelle), Shaw Joseph (Overflo) and Victoria Karoline are bringing a glorious diversity of life...

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2016 Saskatoon Slam team

Posted by on Aug 11, 2016

On June 5th we built another slam team. We are so excited for them to represent Saskatoon at the Canadian Festival of Spoken Word in Winnipeg from October 24th to 29th! The 2016 Saskatoon slam team Is made up of Alasdair, Overflo, Sandi, TrashCat, and Yonic Boom. With members who work in hip hop, songwriting, poetry, and storytelling; they combine their unique and varied literary approaches to...

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2015 Saskatoon Slam Team

Posted by on Nov 10, 2015

The 2015 Saskatoon Slam team (Hurt Feelings) is: Brent Chappel, d’j, Danielle Altrogge, Larissa Tarasoff and Shanda Stefanson. They represented Saskatoon at CFSW 2015 and claimed 1st place for our lovely city. Their poetry runs the gamut from gut-wrenchingly emotional to sexily hilarious to just plain silly. You will laugh, you will cry, you will require fresh panties. They enjoy exercise balls...

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