SFIS Spoken Word Team International Journey

SFIS Spoken Word Team with Lithuanian Youth Traditional Song and Dance Group photo: Tim McLaughlin

Audio Revolution hosts Shawnelle Chavez and Gabe Rima welcome the Santa Fe Indian School’s Spoken Word team into the studio at KSFR, just back from their international trip sharing songs and poems in the Baltic states of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania. Spoken Word Team guests Ariel Antone, Santana Shorty, Clara Natonabah, and Nolan Eskeets talk about their experiences and perform their work. The Santa Fe Indian School Spoken Word Team is a group of indigenous youth writers who are nationally recognized for their performances of poetry that incorporates Native languages and philosophies. The youth are coached by teacher and writer Tim McLaughlin.

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