Ancestralizing the Present

Indigenous

This day of performances, talks, and events explores the ways in which First Nations protocol informs collaborative works created in partnership by Indigenous and non-Indigenous dance artists.

‘Ancestralizing’ describes the ways in which Indigenous artists draw upon ancient ways of being, knowing, and relationships to territories, to create work that activates the present so that it becomes the future. As future ancestors, these artists create new works that become the ancient songs and dances of generations to come.

The event Features:

  • Spakwus Slulem (Eagle Song Dancers)
  • Git Hayetsk (People of the Copper Shield)
  • Aeriosa

Location: Scotiabank Dance Centre - 677 Davie St, Vancouver

Admission: Free

Time: 1:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Date: Saturday June 10th, 2017

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