Indigenous Direction and the Guthrie Theater present

Water Is Sacred

All Nations Community Gathering
Dowling Studio

Overview

A Happening on Level Nine

Created by award-winning Indigenous artists Ty Defoe and Larissa FastHorse, Water Is Sacred is a blend of ceremony, music, text, dance and discussion to honor and celebrate water and to recognize the ways it has been threatened on Indigenous lands. Everyone is welcome. 

About Indigenous Direction

Indigenous Direction is a consulting firm for companies and artists who want to create accurate work about, for and with Indigenous Peoples'.

About Level Nine

A groundbreaking initiative

Through the Level Nine Series, we’ve devoted our ninth floor to access for all and the creation of theater that wrestles with urgent questions and inspires dialogue. 

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Feb 8 – March 22 
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