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VIU ElderCollege - WHAT LIES BEHIND THE TREASURE (online)

Oct
22
When: Saturday, Oct 22, 2022, 10:00AM - 12:00PM
Attendance: Online/Virtual

Add to CalendarVIU ElderCollege - WHAT LIES BEHIND THE TREASURE (online)10/22/2022 10:00 AM10/22/2022 12:00 PMMM/DD/YYYYAmerica/VancouverAbout this event About The Talk While scholars have looked at the surface of Pacific Northwest Coast art, Haa'yuups delves behind and beyond the surface. He pays particular attention to what is behind the objects and belief systems at the roots of the ceremonies. This in depth presentation concentrates on four items regularly used in Nuchalnuth Ceremonies. A knowledge keeper, Haa'yuups portrays a view of the world where people see themselves as part of a whole. Presenter Haa’yuups, ritualist and speaker, Head of House of Takiishtakamlthat-h (Earthquake House), Clan 'Tlikuulthat-h, Tribe Huupa'chesat-h (People with house over the river). Biography Haa'yuups, ritualist and speaker, is a member of the Huupachesat-h First Nation of the Nuu-chah-nulth peoples, Head of House of Takiishtakamlthat-h (Earthquake House), Clan 'Tlikuulthat-h, Tribe Huupa'chesat-h )People with house over the river). He is a fisherman, teacher, researcher, interviewer, author, and public speaker. An acclaimed traditional Nun-chah-nulth carver, singer, dancer, composer, and designer of regalia and thliitsapilthim (curtains) or guiding through the process of ceremony, he also served as co-curator to restore and conserve a section of First Nations cultures of the Pacific Northwest in the American Museum of Natural History in New York City. Image by: David Goatley \n\nhttps://www.eventbrite.com/e/what-lies-behind-the-treasure-online-tickets-387164327927\nVirtual \n\nhttps://events.viu.ca/viu-eldercollege-what-lies-behind-treasure-onlinehttps://www.eventbrite.com/e/what-lies-behind-the-treasure-online-tickets-387164327927falseaYqCFcQpUzxLBYhTummH26494

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About The Talk

While scholars have looked at the surface of Pacific Northwest Coast art, Haa'yuups delves behind and beyond the surface. He pays particular attention to what is behind the objects and belief systems at the roots of the ceremonies. This in depth presentation concentrates on four items regularly used in Nuchalnuth Ceremonies. A knowledge keeper, Haa'yuups portrays a view of the world where people see themselves as part of a whole.

Presenter

Haa’yuups, ritualist and speaker, Head of House of Takiishtakamlthat-h (Earthquake House), Clan 'Tlikuulthat-h, Tribe Huupa'chesat-h (People with house over the river).

Biography

Haa'yuups, ritualist and speaker, is a member of the Huupachesat-h First Nation of the Nuu-chah-nulth peoples, Head of House of Takiishtakamlthat-h (Earthquake House), Clan 'Tlikuulthat-h, Tribe Huupa'chesat-h )People with house over the river). He is a fisherman, teacher, researcher, interviewer, author, and public speaker. An acclaimed traditional Nun-chah-nulth carver, singer, dancer, composer, and designer of regalia and thliitsapilthim (curtains) or guiding through the process of ceremony, he also served as co-curator to restore and conserve a section of First Nations cultures of the Pacific Northwest in the American Museum of Natural History in New York City.

Image by: David Goatley

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