I will be performing spoken word poetry that is English and Nehiyaw (Cree) mixed together. I focus on poetry as a form of reclamation for Indigenous identity and culture. I would like to focus on poetry that is moving and also educational while paying respect to the Treaty 8 territory.
Bio: Tarene Thomas is a fourth-year English major at the University of Alberta focused on Indigenous literature. She is a writer, poet, storyteller, and works closely with the Indigenous community. Tarene views art as a form of revolution and reclamation.