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Kimmel Center in Partnership with IPAY Presents

IBEX Puppetry: Ajijaack on Turtle Island

Saturday
Jan 27, 2018
7:00 PM

 

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Overview

In this coming of age story, follow our hero, Ajijaack as she learns lessons along the way from her mentors and friends: the buffalo, deer, frog, dragonfly, coyote, and a turtle activist family. On her heroic journey, pieces of the Ojibwe, Lakota, and Cherokee Nations are highlighted along with cultural rituals and practices of Indigenous Peoples’ on Turtle Island (North America). Reflecting our connectedness with all of creation, this immersive story is told through rituals and puppets, projections and kites, aerial antics and life-sized maps. Tracing the tragedies befalling cranes, of disappearing forests and lakes, this story celebrates the richness of indigenous cultures that honor and protect these majestic birds.

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Perelman Theater

Inside the Kimmel Center

300 S Broad St

Philadelphia, PA 19102

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