august, 2020

01aug1:00 pm T2:00 pm TVirtual EventBackyard Sessions: Sandy ScofieldA VirtualFeast.ca Performance presented by Savage Society

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(Saturday) 1:00 pm T - 2:00 pm T PST

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Sandy Scofield is a multiple award-winning Métis (Cree) songwriter, performer, composer and educator.  She has travelled numerous places around the world performing her work such as Borneo, Korea, Australia and several other international locales. She has won several awards for her work including three Juno nominations. Not only a performer, Scofield also works as a sound designer supporting other Indigenous artists’ expressions in theatre, dance and film. She holds an undergrad degree in music composition, which includes studies in African music at the University of Ghana in west Africa. She is releasing her 6th studio recording summer 2020. Sandy has called the unceded traditional territories of the Coast Salish peoples of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm, Skwxwú7mesh, and Səl̓ílwətaɬ Nations, home for several years now.

Organizer

Savage Production SocietySavage Society was created in 2004 as a vehicle through which its members could produce their own stories as practising Indigenous Theatre and Film Artists. Originally, an ad-hoc organization, Savage Society was incorporated in 2013. Artistic Director Kevin Loring is a member of the Nlaka’pamux Nation from the Lytton First Nation in British Columbia. In 2017 he became the first Artistic Director of Indigenous Theatre at the National Arts Centre of Canada. Based in Vancouver and New Westminster, Savage Society operates on unceded Musqueam, Tsleil-waututh, Qayqayt, and Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Territory.savagesociety@gmail.com

Featured Artist

Sandy Scofield

Other Artists

Micheal Wheeler

Artist Indigenous Heritage

Métis (Cree)

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