World in Other Words: Languages of Protest
September 30 at 4:30pm
Stage in the Park, September 30 at 4:30pm ET
Meet storytellers from unique communities around the world and across the local neighbourhoods of Toronto in the World in Other Words. This event highlights the Sámi peoples’ connection to nature, culture, language and music through artistic expressions. North Finland Sámi poet Inger-Mari Aikio will give a wonderful performance of poetry, celebrating Sámi languages, joik and oral traditions. The performance will be followed by a moderated Q&A, with a focus on oral storytelling and oral literature as a form of protest, resistance and enduring survival in Indigenous communities across the globe.
Moderated by Tyler Pennock.
Duration: 60 minutes
This performance is presented as part of the free, outdoor events at #FestofAuthors22, taking place on the stage in the park and open to the general public. Find the venue on the map here.
This event is presented in partnership with the Sámi Artist Council, NORLA and the Norwegian Embassy.