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Fist Nations Dance company.
Vern Minard/ bahti photography
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2016 Sechelt Arts Festival
Dancers of Damelahamid are a professional Aboriginal dance company from the northwest coast of British Columbia. The Gitxsan
First Nation culture
First Nations art
Sechelt Arts Festival 2016
and bridge the ancient with a living tradition.
celebrating the diversity and time depth of the many beautiful Indigenous cultures across Canada. Through dramatic dance
intricately carved masks and elaborate regalia the Dancers of Damelahamid transform time and space
‘people of the river of mists’ are part of the coastal group of cultures that have the distinctive button blanket regalia. Their rich history of masked dance inspires a compelling performance
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