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Calling in the Dancestors
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Calling in the Dancestors

Join Virago Nation, Turtle Island’s first all-Indigenous burlesque group in an evening of dance, comedy, storytelling, and striptease set to an all-Indigenous soundtrack. See how music by Redbone, Kinnie Starr, Link Wray, as well as other established and emerging Indigenous musicians, influence the captivating narratives explored by burlesque. Using this as their inspiration, Virago Nation...

Dancing Across Generations
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Dancing Across Generations

Join us for a night of exciting works from Barbara Kaneratonni Diabo, Jo Clancy, and V’ni Dansi in partnership with Dancing Earth. Sky Dancers: Bridges (excerpt) by Barbara Diabo: In 1907 when the Quebec Bridge collapsed during construction, 33 Mohawk ironworkers from the small reserve of Kahnawake fell to their deaths. Barbara Kaneratonni Diabo, a direct...

Celebration of Indigenous Dance
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Celebration of Indigenous Dance

Fun for the whole family. Enjoy a brilliant display of traditional and contemporary dance exhibitions from across Turtle Island featuring Kwakwakwa’wakw Urban Dance Group, Eastern Sky Ambassadors, Oceanside Dakota, Immigrant Lessons and more. Join in on the social dances! Visit the cultural artisans, vendors and Tee-pee Theatre in the exhibition hall. Information: Date & Time: February 23,...