It’s safe to say 2021 was a better year than 2020. With the vaccine, life this year became a little less fearful. People started to gather, first in small groups, and then with larger audiences for theaters and public events. … Read the rest
Dmae Roberts first met Lillian Pitt when noted writer Cheryl Strayed curated an artistsÂ section of a TEDx talk in 2013 that included Roberts and Pitt. Though she was familiar with Pitt’s work, it was a pleasure for Roberts to … Read the rest
For Indigenous Heritage Month in November, Dmae presents selections from The Storyteller series, a collection of Alaska NativeÂ folktales revived from the audio archives at KNBA radio station and the Anchorage Museum in Anchorage, Alaska.
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Dmae features the searingly funny and courageous production ofÂ Between Two KneesÂ detailing more than 100 years of Indigenous American history. The show isÂ currently running through October at Oregon Shakespeare Festival.Â She features actor Justin Gauthier who … Read the rest
Dmae talked with activist, choreographer and dancer Chisao Hata who debuts a performance piece called GAMBATTE: An American Legacy at the Vanport Mosaic Festival which currently has events throughout Portland and runs through June 5th. GAMBATTE, a Japanese phrase that … Read the rest
Dmae features playwright, activist, and attorney Mary Kathryn Nagle (Cherokee Nation) and her world premiere play Portland Center Stage’s Crossing Mnisose opening April 13th which weaves the story ofÂ Sacajawea (also known by the Hidatsa pronunciation of “Sacagawea”) juxtaposed with … Read the rest