Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Sam Ka'ai, Keynote Speaker, Casting a Net of Story Symposium

Sam Kaha`i Kaai

Artist, sculptor, and noted scholar of Hawaiian culture

 Master woodworker and cultural authority Sam Kahai Kaai was once called by a student “a medium for the old whisper to manifest in today.” He’s shown here with his carving of Kukailimoku, August 2003. (Honolulu Magazine (Photo: Mark Arbeit)
Sam Kaha'i Kaai will present the opening keynote address at the CISA Storytelling Symposium and Festival 2012: Casting a Net of Story and Song--The Art and Practice of Native Fishing Cultures on Friday, November 2, 2012 at 10:30 am.
Friday – Symposium - Soroptomist House , CSU Long Beach

9 -10 Registration

10:00 am Welcome and Introductions

10:30 am Opening Keynote – Sam Kaai

11:15 - 12 pm -LIV (League of Indigenouos Voices) panel discussion and reading of LIV document in native languages.

12 - 1 pm Lunch

1-2:30 pm Regional Speakers

2:45 - 3:30 - Panel

3:30 - 4 - closing key note - Brian Tripp, Karok

Saturday - Soroptomist House , CSU Long Beach
1 pm - 5 pm Storytelling Festival

Information:  cistory@gmail.com

All events are free and open to the public - donations accepted.


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