Event Date

Wednesday, February 15 @ 6 – 8 pm
Anchorage Museum Auditorium
625 C Street
Anchorage, AK 99501

About the Event

When Words Aren’t Enough: A Conversation Addressing MMIW in Alaska

A free event in partnership with the Alaska Humanities Forum.

How do we talk about some of our most painful truths? Anchorage Opera will present the US premiere of the opera Missing by distinguished First Nations playwright Marie Clements and Juno award-winning composer Brian Current at the Alaska Center for the Performing Arts March 10, 11 & 12. The production is Indigenous cast and led.

In conversation with the cast and production team, have the opportunity to be heard and to listen. Come learn more about the community projects being planned around the production to raise awareness and help heal our community.

Food by Sis’s Café & Catering and beverages by Southern Glazer Wine & Spirits/Odom Corporation provided free of charge.

Panelists:
Charlene Aqpik Apok (Iñupiaq) – Native Movement, Gender Justice & Healing Director and Data for Indigenous Justice, Executive Director
Missing artists (who were also part of the world premiere production in Canada):
Marion Newman -(Kwagiulth & Stó:lo First Nations) – “Dr. Newman
Timothy Long (of Muscogee Creek and Choctaw descent) – Conductor

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