First Nations Education Steering Committee 20th Annual Aboriginal Education Conference, featuring Coming to the Fire
When: December 4 (evening) 5 & 6, 2014
Where: The Westin Bayshore, 1601 Bayshore Drive, Vancouver
Showcasing innovative curriculum, inspiring people and networking opportunities, the First Nations Education Steering Committee Annual Conference on Aboriginal Education draws several hundred educators each year. In recognition of the conference’s 20 year anniversary, the theme this year is 20 Years: Transforming Education. Toonie Auction and Silent Auction, and Performance of Coming to the Fire by Margo Kane’s Full Circle Ensemble. Proceeds support First Nations students through the Seventh Generation Club. Donations of auction items gladly accepted.
Coming to the Fire Performance at Heart of the City Festival
Full Circle’s new Indian Act piece Coming to the Fire finished its first phase of developmental workshops and had its inaugural performance on November 3rd (by invitation only) at Carnegie Theatre from 5:30pm-8pm as part of Moving Theatre’s Heart of the City Festival. The workshops were facilitated by Margo Kane, Artistic Director of Full Circle, with the help of Full Circle’s Aboriginal Ensemble and artists from the DTES.