Looking for guidance and insight on crafting a respectful Land Acknowledgement? Join us in the Burwash Room of Hart House on Thursday, March 23 from 7 - 9 pm. Led by Cheyenne Scott, who is Straits Salish of the Saanich Nation/Norwegian settler descent and an actor, playwright, and emerging creative producer with a focus on new works. Cheyenne will share her process for developing Land Acknowledgements as part of an artistic performance and how it can evolve through touring. Additionally, she will share her perspective from an organizational point of view as the Community Programming Producer at the Paprika Festival.
Free and open to all.
Cheyenne Scott is Straits Salish of the Saanich Nation/Norwegian settler descent and an actor, playwright, and emerging creative producer with a focus on new works. Having learned theatre through a colonial lens, she is working to Indigenize her process through her Salish values, personal expression, land-based methodology, and storytelling. She is a multi Dora Mavor Moore nominated artist for co-creating Now You See Her (Quote Unquote Collective/Nightwood/Why Not Theatre) which was published by Coach House, and for co-creating The Home Project (Howland/Native Earth/Soulpepper). Cheyenne has been shifting into a leadership position and hopes to support the work of other artists. She was named as the protégé of Lori Marchand for the Mallory Gilbert Leadership Award. She is currently the Community Programming Producer for the Paprika Festival.