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Battle of the Birds, a Savage Society production recorded at Talking Stick Festival 2016
4 (Friday) 5:00 pm T - 6 (Sunday) 11:00 pm T PDT View in my time
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In February 2016, Savage Society along with the ensemble of Battle of the Birds were invited by Margo Kane, to perform as part of the Talking Stick Festival.
In February 2016, Savage Society along with the ensemble of Battle of the Birds were invited by Margo Kane, to perform as part of the Talking Stick Festival. Answering this call, the entire company, mostly community members of Lytton, traveled to Vancouver to share their production at The Roundhouse.
Based on a traditional Nlakap’amux story about a community confronting the issue of domestic violence, Battle of the Birds is a story set in the mythical time before time, when animals appeared like humans with animal attributes and spoke a similar language. The Bird nation is alarmed because Bald Eagle is abusive to his wife. Golden Eagle convinces the bird nation to conspire with him to rescue Bald Eagle’s Wife from him, but this means war.
Battle Of The Birds Cast & Crew
The Birds (in alphabetical order) are: Albert Adams, Irene Adams, Sam Bob,* Elorah Bolan, Nakoah Bolan, Nyla Carpentier, Amy Charlie, Autumn Charlie, Azalia Charlie, Nadine Charlie, Noreen Charlie, John Haugen, CJ James, Nellie Joe, Jo Limbo, Freda Loring , Kevin Loring, Judy McKay, Eva Paul, Dorothy Phillips, Mitch Saddleback, Rachael Sam, Kiera Sam, Sandy Scofield, Ethan Smith, Simon Smith, Candace Spinks, Charon Spinks, Jillian Spinks, Vanessa Spinks
Melody Anderson, Kevin Loring, Kieran Wilson
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