(si-nathl oop-ha-mik) to become knowledgeable.
A work that delves into feelings and emotions that arose while beginning to question why Indigenous culture is important to daily life. It contrasts the feeling fear of embarking on a vulnerable journey and the feeling of excitement for the lessons that are to come forth.
Solo created for the Harvest Moon Showcase 2021 presented by O.Dela Arts. Mentorship by Olivia C. Davies and Alejandro Ronceria. Music by Sophie Dow. Videography Jason Jenkins. Lighting Melissa Joakim. Stage technician Bryan-Clifford Batty, Native Earth Performing Arts
Solo work using the Ktunaxa language for movement generation
Premiered at the Paprika Festival Indigenous Arts Program in 2022.
Presented at Sharing the Stage by the National Ballet of Canada, Nightshift at the Citadel, and Weesageechak Begins to Dance.