Git Hayetsk Dancers
Artist: Git Hayetsk Dancers
Nisga’a and Tsimshian Nations
Join the acclaimed Git Hayetsk Dancers for a beautiful and powerfully moving indigenous mask-dance. Fluid, lyrical, and mesmerizing, this immersive and interactive performance takes audiences deep into the folklore of Northwest Coast culture, interpreting and reflecting on the challenges and victories of First Nations people. Their performance includes beautiful ceremonial masks carved in the Northwest Coast indigenous tradition by well-known carver and group co-leader Mike Dangeli and features dancers from the Nisga’a and Tsimshian Nations of British Columbia.
For additional information, please visit the Git Hayetsk Dancers website.
First Nations Perspectives and Experiences
Identity, Tradition, and Culture
Oral Traditions and Narrative
Communities and Sustainability
Ways of Life in Canada, Canadian Histories & Stories
Appreciation and Interpretation: Colour; Symbols; Cultural Associations
Expression: Colour, Decoration
Techniques: Wood Sculpture
Concept of RhythmEnglish Language Arts:
Appreciating Diversity and First NationsThemes:
First Nations, Pacific Northwest Coast, Art, Music, Dance, Cultural Expression, Protocols