Project Description

Mahlikah Awe:ri

Becoming a Thunderbird – Performance

Becoming a Thunderbird is an interactive engaged performance, where young audiences are introduced to Onkwehonwehnéha (Our interconnection to all things). The performance explores the roles and responsibilities of stewardship as the next generation of water protectors, through storytelling, song, slam poetry and digital art.

Water Is Life: Mni Wiconi – Workshop

Participants will develop an intentional relationship to water through water memory mapping and spoken word. Must book two workshops consecutively (half day).

Booking Inquiry

Connections & Themes

  • Cross Curricular Connections
  • Experiential Learning
  • Equity & Inclusion
  • Indigenous Education
  • Well-being

Booking Details

School Fee: $549.00 + HST
Audience Size: 200
Grades: 4-8

School Workshop Fee:
$549+HST half day ; $793+ HST full day 
Workshop Size:
Grades: 4-8

Language: English
Availability: Limited Year-Round

About Artist

Haudenosaunee Kanien’kehà and Mi’kmaw, drum talk poetic rapologist, Mahlikah Awe:ri Enml’ga’t Saqama’sgw (The Woman Who Stands and Walks In The Light) a TD Diversity Arts and KM Hunter Award finalist, is a contemporary story weaver, slam poet, musician, performance artist, arts educator, founding member of Red Slam an Indigenous Art 4 Social Change Movement and emerging knowledge keeper and medicine carrier.