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Tia Reihana (Ngati Hine) is a dancer, choreographer, scholar and educator. She is currently lecturing at the University of Auckland in dance education and history, as she undertakes her doctoral dissertation exploring relationships between kinaesthetic and indigenous ways of knowing in mainstream dance education settings. Presented at the In The Balance: Indigeneity, Performance, Globalisation conference, … Continue reading
You’ve hardly heard a peep from me in the last couple of weeks and I’ve got loads to do so I thought I better get started! There’s a few blogs in the works at the moment, so keep an eye out for them because they’ll be up soon. Aaannyywayy, I wanted to catch you mob … Continue reading
Dylan Robinson is a Stö:lō scholar and artist based in the First Nations studies program at the University of British Columbia, on unceded Coast Salish territories. His research focuses on Indigenous public arts and performance interventions in Canada, the US, and Australia. Witnessing Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission Attending Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission on … Continue reading
Blog contributed by Michael Walling, Artistic Director Origins Festival of First Nations. London 2013 Ceremony – a heightening and ritualising of human interaction – is crucial to the way in which indigenous cultures conduct themselves and their relationships with others. This means that for the Origins Festival, bringing indigenous artists to London for a process … Continue reading
On the 23rd of October, the British Isles were claimed under the name of the 250 and more nations that have been dispossessed since the illegal invasion and foundation of the landmass now known as Australia. As the descendants of the invaders, white Australia dictates to us, the descendants of the dispossessed, how our world … Continue reading