A production of Kaha:wi Dance Theatre

© David Hou
Family programming Indigenous arts Dance Cross-disciplinary Festival events
  • In-person event

  • English
  • Ages 12+

  • Approx. 1 hour
Performance options Start time Language Availability
Friday, September 20, 2024 11:00 am Without words Seats available

““Multimedia, dance, and music masterfully woven together … [A]nother leap forward in both artistry and impact.””

Sara Palmieri, Director of Programming & Marketing, FirstON Performing Arts Centre, St. Catherines, ON

Embark on a mesmerizing journey through time and connection with Homelands. Renowned Six Nations of the Grand River artist Santee Smith choreographs an award-winning multimedia performance celebrating the timeless kinship between Indigenous women, their lands, and waterways. Immerse yourself in a striking fusion of earthy visuals, cinematic media, and powerful performances on A'nowarà:ke (Turtle Island). 

This performance will be immediately followed by a 20 minute talk back.


  • santee-smith
    Featuring Tekaronhiáhkhwa Santee Smith

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