Back for its 14th year, the Distiguished Storytellers Festival (previously Sâkêwêwak Festival) brings five days of storytellers, elders, spoken word artists, dancers, performers and music to Regina, Canada. …read more »
According to many dictionaries the swallow (aka l’hirondelle) is a “migratory swift‐flying songbird.” This describes Cheryl L’Hirondelle accurately ‐ though for this award‐winning singer/songwriter and multi‐disciplinary artist the definition should end with “and so much more.”
She sings in both English and Cree and can one minute be heard crooning an intimate ballad and next loudly belting out a celebratory hand drum song. This Métiss songbird is friendly, animated and comfortable at any community event, festival stage or concert settng where she can be found sharing her original songs.
In Wishful Heart, Métis award-winning, multi-disciplinary artist Cheryl L’Hirondelle speaks from her heart for those who may seem to have drifted from view. …read more »
Catch the remaining Indigenous Sovereignty Week events in Edmonton and Toronto, where community organizers are taking the opportunity to celebrate land struggle victories and strategize future movement through panels, circle talks, art, film, and food. …read more »