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Indigenous Dance and Indigenous Development

Friday, May 2, 2014
  9 a.m.–3 p.m.

Location: Arts Building Performance Lab, ARTS 166
  Parking Information

Category: Conference


Symposium and discussion about the MAY 1st Evening of Indigenous Choreography at the Culver Center

Indigenous Dance and Indigenous Development Symposium
Jacqueline Shea Murphy, Moderator


9:00-11:30 am
Response and Discussion: Evening of Indigenous  Choreography
With Indigenous Performers: Rosy Simas, Rulan Tangen, Daystar/Rosalie Jones, Jack Gray, Tria Andrews, and Bianca Hyslop

Michael Tsosie, Independent Tribal Scholar
Wendy Rogers, UCR Dance
Anthea Kraut, UCR Dance
Karyn Recollet, University of Sudbury
Mique’l Dangeli, University of British Columbia
Elaine Talamaiveo, Tala Mai Moana Productions, Riverside

11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Lunch Break

12:30-2:30 pm
Indigenous Development: Structures and Support for Indigenous Dance
With Indigenous Performers: Rosy Simas, Rulan Tangen, Daystar/Rosalie Jones, Jack Gray, Tria Andrews, and Bianca Hyslop

Cliff Trafzer, UCR Costo Chair in American Indian Affairs
Michelle Raheja, UCR English
Kim Marcus, Serrano and Cahuilla Traditional Ceremonial leader
Shannon Wray, The Native Performing and Media Arts Group

2:30-3:00 p.m.
Poroporoake (Closing Circle)


This event is part of Indigenous Choreographers at Riverside, hosted by Jacqueline Shea Murphy, UCR Department of Dance. The year-long celebration of UCR’s Ph.D. in Critical Dance Studies will highlight a decade-plus of programming in Indigenous Contemporary Choreography at UCR, including the 10th year anniversary of the groundbreaking 2004 Red Rhythms: Contemporary Methodologies in American Indian Dance conference supported by a major grant from the Ford Foundation.

Indigenous Choreographers at Riverside is presented by the UCR Department of Dance with additional support from the UCR College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences Dean’s Office, the Culver Center of the Arts, the National Dance Project, the UC Riverside Costo Chair in American Indian Affairs and Native American Education Programs, the University of California Institute for Research in the Arts, UCR's departments of Ethnic Studies, Music, and Global Studies, and the Center for Ideas and Society.

Image: Left to right: • Rulan Tangen - photo: pauloTphotography • Allegory of the Cranes. Daystar/Rosalie Jones as Nitsitapiw Aaki (Alone Woman) 2011 - photo: Stephen Rose • Rosy Simas - photo: JB Gelle • Jack Gray - photo: Robyn Kamira

Parking: Purchase permits at the Kiosk.

Open to: RSVP appreciated: email
Admission: Free
Sponsor: Dance Department

Contact Information:
Kathy DeAtley
(951) 827-3245