UCR Department of Dance and Native American Student Programs
present a ceremonial welcome and film as part of “Indigenous Choreographers at Riverside” activities
Dancing Salmon Home
“Best Documentary Feature,” 2012 Annual American Indian Film Festival
This welcoming event offers warmth and hospitality to Indigenous leaders who have come to UCR, and offers an opening space for discussion around colonization, sacred space, protocol and ceremony, and other Indigenous issues the film raises.
With special guests Chief Caleen Sisk of the Winnemum Wintu
and Jack Gray, Maori choreographer and Visiting Assistant Professor of Dance, UCR
The film, in which “A Northern California Tribe reunites with their Chinook Salmon relatives in New Zealand,” shows relations between Maori and Winnemum Wintu people around attempts to repatriate salmon to the Winnemum Wintu following the construction of the Shasta Dam.
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
CHASS Interdisciplinary – South, Screening Room INTS 1128
Free admission. Open to the campus and interested others.
No late seating – Seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis.