Coastal First Nations Dance Festival 2018, Canada, Tuesday, 27. February 2018

2018 Coastal First Nations Dance Festival
Tuesday, February 27 – Sunday, March 4, 2018
Produced by the Dancers of Damelahamid in partnership with the Museum of Anthropology (MOA)
Location: Museum of Anthropology at UBC

The Festival is a celebration of the stories, songs, and dances of the Indigenous peoples of the Northwest Coast of North America. The festival presents the rich cultural practices of dance artists from British Columbia, the Yukon, Alaska, and Washington State as well as national and international guest artists and demonstrates that these practices are very much alive, vibrant, and relevant today.
More info:

YOUTH OUTREACH PROGRAM
Tuesday February 27, Wednesday February 28, 10 AM & 12:30 PM
Thursday March 1, 12:30 pm only
These three days are offered for elementary and secondary school bookings. bookings@ or call 604-822-3825

Youth Workshops
February 27 & 28, 2:30 pm
Further information and registration: info@damelahamid.ca

INDIGENOUS DANCE ARTIST PANEL
Thursday, March 1, 7:00 PM, Entrance with regular MOA admission
Panelists include established artists Terri-Lynn Williams-Davidson (Haida), Robert Davidson (Haida), Peter Rockford Espiritu (Hawaiian), Stina Therese Lorås Hessaa (Sami) Margaret Grenier (Gitxsan & Cree).

SIGNATURE EVENING PERFORMANCES
Tickets: $30 adults, $25 students/seniors/MOA members (taxes included)
Advanced tickets: (Service Charges will apply)

Friday March 2, 7:30 PM Doors open at 7 PM
Welcome to Territory, Elder Larry Grant, Musqueam
Yisya'winuxw, Kwakwaka'wakw
Dancers of Damelahamid
Peter Rockford Espiritu, Hawai'i
Rainbow Creek Dancers, Haida

Saturday March 3, 7:30 PM Doors open at 7 PM
Welcome to Territory, Elder Shane Point, Musqueam
Boyd Benjamin & Kevin Barr, Gwitch'in & Anishinaabe
Dancers of Damelahamid
Stina Hessaa, Sami
Git Hoan, Tsimshian

FESTIVAL STAGE PERFORMANCES

Saturday, March 3, Entrance included with UBC MOA admission

12 PM Program
Tluu Xaadaa Naay, Haida
TBA

1:30 PM Program
Lax Kxeen, Tsimshian
Stina Hessa, Sami
Kwhlii Gibaygum, Nisga'a

3:00 PM Program
Yisya'winuxw, Kwakwaka'wakw
Git Hoan, Tsimshian

Sunday, March 4, Entrance included with UBC MOA admission

12 PM Program
Tsatsu Stalquayu, Musqueam
TBA

1:30 PM Program
Tluu Xaadaa Naay, Haida
Boyd Benjamin & Kevin Barr, Gwitch'in & Anishinaabe
Spakwus Slolem, Squamish

3:00 PM Program
Git Hayetsk, Nisga'a/Tsimshian
Chinook Song Catchers, Squamish

Volunteer
The Coastal First Nations Dance Festival is very grateful to all those that volunteer to make the festival happen. If you would like to volunteer during the festival, please call 604-922-5277 or e-mail info@damelahamid.ca

Tuesday, 27. February 2018, Canada, Coastal First Nations Dance Festival 2018

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