INDIANacts: Aboriginal Performance Art

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LA NOSTALGIA REMIXES James Luna in front of video projection
Luna & Gomez-Pena
"La Nostalgia Remixes" Each artist does a series of actions: story telling, shaking a rattle, riding a stationary bike with video projection behind. 1:49:36

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Rebecca Belmore
Rebecca Belmore
"Indian Factory" - artist performs a series of actions: nailing plaster drenched shirts to the wall, spinning until dizzy, burying herself in clay. 46:29

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Dana Claxton - Buffalo Bone China
Dana Claxton
"Buffalo Bone China" The artist wears safety gear and smashes fine bone china in front of an audience. 48:12

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Performance videos from TRIBE Gallery, Saskatoon

Indian Acts conference co-presenter TRIBE: A Centre for the Evolving Aboriginal Media, Visual and Performing Arts, Inc. Tribe is dedicated to maintaining and strengthening a foundation on which to present local, national and international Aboriginal artists and art works. In September 1995, Tribe: A Centre for the Evolving Aboriginal Media, Visual and Performing Arts Inc., was founded by a small dedicated group of Aboriginal artists who wanted to create a supportive environment in Saskatoon for their art practice. The founders were Bradlee La Rocque, Lori Blondeau, April Brass, and Denny Norman. This core group was later expanded to include such artists and cultural workers as Ruth Cuthand, Chelli Nighttraveller, Audrey Dreaver, Irene Frazier, Floyd Favel Starr and Adrian Stimson, among others.