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The Decelebration of Canada 150

April 29, 2017 | 10:00 am11:00 am

|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on March 29, 2017 at 10:00am

One event on May 5, 2017 at 5:30pm

| Free

Performance by Raven Davis

Saturday, April 29, 10:00AM-11:00AM | Cornwallis Park
Friday, May 5, 5:30 PM-6:30PM | Citadel Hill – Clock Tower

The Decelebration of Canada 150 is a body of work and a performance piece created to critique and expose the myth of the confederation of Canada and the discourse and erasure of: Indigenous people, Indigenous sovereignty and Indigenous history in Halifax and Canada.

NOTE: Performances are ongoing and can be joined or left at any time.

NOTE: Performances are outdoors. Please dress accordingly.

Raven Davis

An Indigenous, mixed race, 2-Spirit multidisciplinary artist and activist from the Anishnawbe (Ojibwa) Nation, Treaty 4 in Manitoba. They were born and raised in Toronto and currently works in Halifax. A parent of 3 sons, Raven’s work spans from painting, performance, traditional song/dance, design, poetry and short film. Raven cleverly blends narratives of colonization, race and gender justice, 2-Spirit identity and the Anishinaabemowin language and culture into traditional and contemporary art forms.


Presented in partnership with the Union of Food and Commercial Workers – Eastern Provinces Council and the Nova Scotia Public Interest Research Group



April 29, 2017
10:00 am – 11:00 am
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Mayworks Halifax
1 (902) 223-8341


Cornwallis Park
Hollis St
Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada
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