Coastal Dance Festival

2015 Coastal First Nations Dance Festival March 3-8 

Produced by the Dancers of Damelahamid in partnership with the UBC Museum of Anthropology 

All performances are at the UBC Museum of Anthropology. Get Directions.

School Performances

Tuseday March 3, Wednesday March 4, 10 AM, 12:30 PM
Thursday March 5, 10 am only

These three days are offered for elementary and secondary school bookings. or call 604-822-3825

Artist Talk, Terri-Lynn Williams-Davidson, Song Revitalization

Tuesday March 3, 4PM, Included with MOA Admission
Michael Ames Theatre, UBC Museum of Anthropology  


Signature Evening Performances

Tickets: $25 adults, $20 students/seniors/MOA members (taxes included)
Advanced tickets: (Service Charges will apply)

Friday March 6, 7:30 PM  Doors open at 7 PM
    Welcome to Territory, Musqueam Elder Larry Grant
    Spakwus Slolem (Eagle Song Dancers) - Squamish
    Rainbow Creek Dancers - Haida
    Urseloria and Nikollane Kanuho - Dine'
Jeanette Kotowich - Cree Métis
    Dancers of Damelahamid - Gitxsan 

Saturday March 7, 7:30 PM  Doors open at 7 PM
    Chinook Song Catchers - Squamish
    Git Hoan - Tsimshian
    Urseloria and Nikollane KanuhoDine'
Jeanette Kotowich - Cree Métis
    Dancers of Damelahamid - Gitxsan 

Festival Stage Saturday March 7:
 Entrance included with MOA admission

1 PM Program
    Kwhlii Gibaygum - Nisga'a
    Dakhká Khwáan - Inland Tlingit
    Dancers of Damelahamid - Gitxsan

2:30 PM Program 
    Le La La - Kwakwaka'wakw
    Git Hoan - Tsimshian 

Festival Stage Sunday March 8: Entrance Included with MOA Admission

1 PM Program 
    Tsatsu Stalqayu (Coast Wolf Pack) - Musqueam
    Dakhká Khwáan - Inland Tlingit
    Dancers of Damelahamid - Gitxsan

2:30 PM Program 
    Git Hayetsk - Nisga'a/Tsimshian
    Chinook Song Catchers - Squamish 


The Coastal First Nations Dance Festival is very grateful to all those that volunteer to make the festival happen. If you would like to volunteer during the festival, please call 604-922-5277 or e-mail