Valeen Jules

Valeen Jules (Kā’ānni) is a sacred monster and spoken word artist from the Nuu-chah-nulth & Kwakwaka’wakw nations. She won the August 2016 Vancouver Poetry Slam with her poem “Made of Decolonial Love.”

A former foster kid, homeless youth and 1st-year college dropout, she is now known as a political organizer, motivational speaker, spoken word artist, black snake killer and ”overeducated extremist” across Turtle Island. Originally from Kyuquot, she now resides on Snuneymuxw territories.