Talking Stick Festival 2012 Starts February 20

Talking Stick Festival 2012

The 11th annual Talking Stick Festival returns next week with a roster of city-wide events celebrating Aboriginal performance and art. The festival features a range of national and international Aboriginal artists, and includes live music, dance, theatre, multi-media, storytelling and performance art.

Taking place at venues across Vancouver—primarily at the Roundhouse Community Centre in Yaletown and The Cultch—Talking Stick Festival 2012 has a packed schedule of performances, theatre, workshops, and artists’ talks spanning February 20  – March 5, 2012.

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Talking Stick Festival 2012 Starts February 20

2011 Talking Stick Festival: Aboriginal Performance & Art

What is a Talking Stick? A Talking Stick is used in aboriginal gatherings; those who hold the stick, stone or eagle feather will speak from the heart with courage and respect to those who have gathered to listen without interrupting.

The 10th Annual Talking Stick Festival (Feb.1-13) is a thirteen-day, citywide celebration of contemporary and traditional aboriginal performances and art.

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2011 Talking Stick Festival: Aboriginal Performance & Art