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Program Information
 Native Solidarity News 
 Christinne Friday-Keeshig, Yvette
 Native Solidarity News  
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We will hear first from Yvette, one of the organizers of Weesageechak, and then from Christinne Friday-Keeshig, a choreographer and performer at the festival on Saturday, September 17th.
recorded and edited using the freeware Audacity ( by Dan for
Native Solidarity News, CKUT 90.3 FM
copyleft. all rites reversed.
Weesageechak Begins to Dance 18 is a Festival of New Works by Native Artists that took place in Toronto the weekend of September 15th to 18th, 2005. It was organized by Native Earth Performing Arts, a centre dedicated to creating, developing and producing professional artistic expression of the Aboriginal experience in canada.

Through stage productions, new script development, apprenticeships and internships, they seeks to fulfill a "community" of artistic visions, one that is both inclusive and reflective of the artistic directions of members of the Aboriginal community who actively participate in the arts.

Weesageechak happened in Toronto, from September 15th to 18th. For more information about the festival, you can call or visit Native Earth Performing Arts' website. The phone number is 416.531.1402 , and their website is .
The music in the show is Shadows Dance Through Light by Rick Monaco from his album Shadows Dance; Sonoran Raga by R. Carlos Nakai, William Eaton, and Will Clipman from their album Feather, Stone & Light; and finally Liquid Spear Waltz by Michael Andrews for the Donnie Darko soundtrack.

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