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2022 Carl Moore Lecture: Sken:nen / Peace / Balance and Natural Pathways

David Braley Health Sciences Centre

14/09/2022, 4:30 pm - TO - 6:30 pm

Organizer: Family Medicine

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Skennen’kó:wa ken? Are you in great peace or are you in great balance? Santee Smith, McMaster’s Chancellor, will bring that question to us all during the 2022 Carl Moore Lecture. Her multimedia presentation is an invitation to explore and learn from Indigenous Ancestral traditions which seek to promote peace of mind and body in relation to self, community and environment for overall well-being

Santee Smith is a multidisciplinary artist from the Kahnyen’kehàka Nation, Turtle Clan, Six Nations of the Grand River. She trained at Canada’s National Ballet School and premiered her debut work Kaha:wi — a family creation story — in 2004. A year later she founded Kaha:wi Dance Theatre which has grown into an internationally renowned company. Santee’s artistic work speaks about identity, Indigenous narratives and way of life. Her body of work includes numerous productions and short performance works which tour nationally and internationally. She is the recipient of numerous awards and is a sought-after teacher and speaker on the performing arts and Indigenous performance and culture. Santee is the 19th Chancellor of McMaster University.

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