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Tarin Dehod & Priscilla Settee--Book Reading

Wednesday Nov 13 2019 7:00 pm, Saskatoon, Travel Alcove

Locals Only was published as part of a project by the same name that took place between April 2017 and June 2019. Developed by Justin Langlois, curated by Tarin Dehod (AKA artist-run), organized with Yvonne Hanson (CHEP Good Food Inc.), Locals Only operated as an Elder-guided, artist-designed, and youth-coordinated initiative focused on intercultural and intergenerational dialogues around traditional knowledge, food, hospitality, and community development in Saskatoon’s core neighbourhoods.

The Locals Only publication features contributions that enact and expand upon the core elements of the project. From recipes to plays, poems to illustrations, essays to interviews, local histories to national reflections, artist projects to how-to’s on foraging and preserving food; this publication serves as a record of the activity from Locals Only and a set of propositions for what could come next.

Tarin Dehod will introduce the publication followed by a reading with one of the contributors, Dr. Priscilla Settee, and a Q&A session.

Tarin Dehod is a curator and arts administrator, living and working on Treaty 6 Territory and the Homeland of the Metis in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Since 2014 Tarin has served as the Executive Director of AKA, a non-profit artist-run centre funding artistic research, creation and presentation.

Priscilla Settee is a member of Cumberland House Swampy Cree First Nations and a Professor of Indigenous Studies where she teaches an Indigenous Food Sovereignty course as well as other courses. She has won recognition nationally and internationally as an award-winning professor and as a global educator/activist. She is the author of two books Pimatisiwin, Global Indigenous Knowledge Systems (2013) and The Strength of Women, Ahkameyimohk (2011).

See:

Locals Only

- by Tarin Dehod

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Reader Reward Price: $18.00

Developed by Justin Langlois, for AKA in collaboration with CHEP Good Food Inc., Locals Only is a large-scale multi-year art project that explores food security, community-led resource development, and intergenerational exchange in Saskatoon's core neighbourhoods.