Category Archives: Performance

Dialogue Through Dance

Through the expression of Indigenous dance, culture can always be expressed. Two women have pushed these boundaries of dance expression, to create a blend of Indigenous dance and European dance. The goal of their dance is to create a piece … Continue reading

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Indians & Cowboys

This media site by Makoons Media Group, edited by Tara Williamson, has member-driven content relevant to decolonizing. “Our goal is to stay true to the moniker “Think” and publish work that engages ideas in a way that is provocative and … Continue reading

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Talking Treaties

Talking Treaties is a multi-arts performance-based initiative which represents a participatory collaboration between First Story Toronto and Jumblies Theatre. “Talking Treaties artfully shares local Indigenous history and awareness.” They focus on creative educational activities. One of their projects, Talking Treaties Spectacle … Continue reading

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#callresponse

Strategically centering Indigenous women as vital presences across multiple platforms, #callresponse is a multifaceted project that includes a website, social media platform, touring exhibition and catalogue (forthcoming in 2017). The purpose of #callresponse is to support the work of Indigenous North … Continue reading

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šxʷʔam̓ət (home)

This play was the Theatre for Living’s 2017 main stage project. It toured in 2017 and 2018. The title of this production, šxʷʔam̓ət, is based on a hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ (a local Indigenous dialect) word used to reference home. Theatre for Living … Continue reading

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Red Sky Performance – Mistatim

Red Sky Performance: A Wild Horse Brings Together Two Cultures in Mistatim  The Young People’s Theatre in Toronto has developed the play of Mistatim which is a story of reconciliation and friendship. The performance is based on a concept from … Continue reading

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National Arts Centre: Spotlight on Indigenous Storytelling and Reconciliation

The National Art Centre (NAC) promotes many events, workshops and showcases based on Indigenous Storytelling and Reconciliation. Many of these events in 2016 were over the months of January and February and were open to all participants. The NAC is … Continue reading

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University of British Columbia: Art+Reconciliation

Art+Reconciliation is a summer program that addresses how artistic practices can engage in questions of reconciliation, most particularly in the Canadian context of residential schools, and the associated and ongoing Truth and Reconciliation Commission. As part of

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Canada Council for the Arts: {Re}conciliation

The {Re}conciliation initiative, aims to promote artistic collaboration between Indigenous and non-Indigenous artists, by investing in the power of art and imagination, to inspire dialogue, understanding and change. The six projects by Indigenous artists explore the ongoing process of conciliation and … Continue reading

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Butterflies in Spirit

Butterflies in Spirit is a Vancouver dance troupe started in 2012 by Lorelei Williams. Their mission is to raise awareness of violence against Aboriginal Women and Girls and the Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women and Girls across Canada. It is … Continue reading

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