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TIDES Canada Foundation presents two indigenous performances at PuSh

January 28, 2014

Nanook of the North still

Tides Canada Foundation logoPuSh is proud to be partnering with Tides Canada Foundation on the presentation of two indigenous works in the PuSh Festival this year. Tides Canada selected two of the talkback facilitators at last week’s Night  a show in which the lives of a big-city anthropologist and an Inuk teenager intersect powerfully during 24-hour darkness in Nunavut.

This week, Tides Canada is co-presenting a panel discussion prior to Nanook of the North on the representation of Inuit life and culture on film. Taking place at the York Theatre at 3:30pm on Saturday Feb 1, and free to the public, the panel will be moderated by Michelle Raheja  associate professor at the University of California Riverside. Panelists will include Tanya Tagaq, artist behind PuSh performance Nanook of the North playing at the York on Friday Jan 31 and Saturday Feb 1 at 8pm; Joel Heath  academic and filmmaker, creator of critically acclaimed film People of a Feather  and Amos Scott, a born and raised Tlicho northerner, filmmaker and producer for Native Communications Society of the NWT. You can find out more about Tides Canada partnership with the PuSh Festival on their blog.

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