Moving In Mi'kma'ki - National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Halifax Central Library

Spring Garden Road

Halifax County, NS

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In-person

Dance

History & heritage

Indigenous

Library

Physical activity & movement

Truth and Reconciliation

Mocean Dance is hosting a community workshop, Moving in Mi'kma'ki, at the Halifax Central Library for Culture Days, and in honour of the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. Led by Eskasoni First Nation dance artist Sarah Prosper, this workshop is open to people of all ages, backgrounds, and skill levels, with no previous dance experience required. ASL Interpretation will be provided. "Moving in Mi’kma’ki invites you, a mover, artist, dancer, and person who wants to learn about the land we live from in Mi’kma’ki. Through these classes the Mi’kmaq language, elder relation teachings, and Indigenous based movement will be an integral component of our welcoming learning space for ALL. Becoming and understanding all of our relations by acknowledging we each have an inherent responsibility to our future history. Piskwa’ ~ Come In." - Sarah Prosper - The workshop will be held on Wednesday, September 28th, from 10 - 11:30 am, with the option to stay from 11:30 am - 12:00pm for further discussion together. Join us for two more sessions of Moving In Mi'kmaki from 10am - 12 pm on October 7th and 14th at Halifax Dance, located at 1505 Barrington st.

Wed 28 Sep
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

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This event is free.

Organized by

Mocean Dance

Mocean Dance is recognized nationally as a leading contemporary dance company from the Atlantic region. We provide fertile ground for artistic endeavours and potential in the field of dance. We share perspectives from our region and create opportunities to engage the local arts ecology and connect to the national performing arts community. Through our work, we aim to support Halifax as a hotspot for creation, research, experimentation, collaboration, and performance, as well as nurturing community vitality through education and outreach programs that celebrate dance as a vehicle for transformation. Our activities range from professional opportunities for local artists to community based classes for youth and senior citizens.

Location

Spring Garden Road

Halifax County, NS

Language

English

Accessibility

This event is wheelchair accessible, has gender-neutral washrooms, and will have a sign language interpreter.