Interested in joining SAWCI?
Community activities include monthly Aboriginal writing circles and the biennial Ânskohk Aboriginal Literature Festival.
Coming up on January 28th at 7pm, join Carol GoldenEagle as she chats with Maria Campbell & Louise Halfe about their upcoming and soon to be published books! Be sure to check out this Saskatchewan Writer’s Guild Event, and register today!
Virtual coffee talks with Lindsay “Eekwol” Knight: Meet the University Library’s Indigenous Storyteller-in-Residence!
SAWCI has received a $6,000 donation from O’Reilly Insurance and Financial Services Inc!
December 15, 2020
Declan O’Reilly, owner of O’Reilly Insurance and Financial Services Inc. and financial advisor for The Co-operators in Saskatoon, announced the donation to Saskatchewan Aboriginal Writers Circle Inc. (SAWCI). The funding will help the organization nurture First Nations, Métis, and Inuit writers and storytellers of all genres.
“Our donation today helps address important community needs,” explains Declan O’Reilly, financial advisor for The Co-operators. “Guided by our co-operative principles, we invest our profits into action and advocacy that makes the world a better place.”
Read the official press release for more details! Press Release
The League of Canadian Poets (LCP) partnered with the Saskatchewan Aboriginal Writers Circle Inc. (SAWCI) to showcase the voices, community, and poetic writing of Indigenous writers in Saskatchewan, and of poets across Canada in the Chapbook I am what become of broken branch, Edited by Rita Bouvier. Available as an online version.
SAWCI embraces the principle of wāhkōhtowin – relatedness (to all life) and the following statement of values to guide its relationships and the manner in which it conducts its work.
Welcome Writers & Storytellers
The Saskatchewan Aboriginal Writers’ Circle Inc. (SAWCI) is a registered, non-profit organization. SAWCI is comprised of Saskatchewan-based First Nations, Métis, and
Inuit emerging and established writers and storytellers—”story-iors” of all genres. Novelists, essayists, playwrights, poets, spoken-word artists, authors, academics—all are welcomed.
SAWCI is committed to a holistic framework of Indigenous arts (visual, literary and performing).
- To nurture First Nations, Métis and Inuit writers and story-tellers of all genres
- To connect Indigenous story-iors to supportive resources through community partnerships
- To promote and showcase Indigenous story and art
To donate to SAWCI, please send an E-Transfer to firstname.lastname@example.org.