The First Nations Dialogues Lenapehoking/New York, is a series of Indigenous led performances, discussions, workshops and ceremony. It is an initiative that provides unprecedented exposure, and a focus upon Indigenous performing arts and artists based in Canada, the U.S., and Australia in partnership with multiple contemporary live performance platforms across the spectrum of New York City. First Nations Dialogues kick-starts the development of the groundbreaking Global First Nations Performance Network (GFNPN), a pilot initiative focused on cultural change through the commissiong, touring, and presenting of Indigenous performance and building demand and capacity for the same within the presenting sector.
Running January 5 - 12, First Nations Dialogues is in partnership with The Lenape Center, Amerinda, American Indian Community House, Abrons Arts Center, American Realness, Danspace Project, La MaMa, Performance Space New York, Safe Harbors Indigenous Collective, Under the Radar, the Association of Performing Arts Presenters (APAP), and the International Society for the Performing Arts (ISPA).
First Nations Dialogues Lenapehoking/New York is organized by Emily Johnson, Vallejo Gantner and BlakDance
Programs are public except where noted.
See http://www.catalystdance.com/first-nations-dialogues/ for detailed schedule of events and locations.