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Coastal First Nations Dance Festival – School Performances

Dancers of Damelhamid. Photo: Chris Randle.

February 25, 2020
MOA’s Haida House

The Museum of Anthropology is delighted to announce that the Coastal First Nations Dance Festival will be hosting special performances for school groups in February at MOA. The performances will celebrate of the stories, songs and dances of the Indigenous peoples of the Northwest Coast of BC and Indigenous communities from New Zealand, demonstrating the vibrancy and relevance of their ongoing cultural traditions.

The Coastal First Nations Dance Festival presents the rich artistic practices of artists from British Columbia, Yukon, Alaska and Washington State, as well as national and international guest artists. The full 2020 festival will take place at the Anvil Centre in New Westminster.

Bring your students of all ages for one of these compelling school performances: morning or afternoon option.

Morning performance | 10:30 – 11:30 am
With Chesha7 iy lha mens, Squamish Women’s Dance Group; Tuakana and Teina Leadership Academy Group; Dancers of Damelahamid


Afternoon performance | 1 – 2 pm
With Ewk Hiyah Hozdii, Wet’suwet’en drummers and singers; Tuakana and Teina Leadership Academy Group; Dancers of Damelahamid

$10/student, $5.75/Indigenous student (taxes included)
Free for supervisors

Limited lunch space available from 11:30 am to 1 pm, and must be pre-booked.

To book, contact MOA Bookings at bookings@moa.ubc.ca, 604.822.3825. For booking information, visit the MOA website. Find out more about programs and schedules at moa.ubc.ca/school-programs.