Christine Sokaymoh Frederick

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Edmonton, Alberta, Artistic Director, Actor

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Christine Sokaymoh Frederick is co-founder and Artistic Director of Alberta Aboriginal Arts which produces the Rubaboo Arts Festival (6th annual in Feb 2015).

She is an urban Aboriginal Cree-Métis and has thirty years of performance experience, including representing Canada on several occasions on the international stage as a dancer, musician, media artist, writer, producer, and actor.

You might have seen her in Undiscovered Country, or The Rez Sisters (Edmonton Fringe and Walterdale Theatre), How I Learned to Drive (Edm Fringe), or Sound & Fury’s MacBeth. She adapted her children’s book Minosis Gathers Hope into a play at the 2011 Talking Stick Festival (Vanc.), co-wrote and starred in Flint & Feather: Story of Tekahionwake E Pauline Johnson. She was seen in APTN’s Mixed Blessings, and the film The War Reporter.

She is the former coordinator for Centre for Race & Culture’s Oti Nikan Leadership Academy for Aboriginal youth in the Arts, and academic research coordinator for University of Alberta Faculty of Native Studies’ Otipemisuak Project.  She consulted on the Edmonton Arts Council’s The Art of Living, and on the 2005 Alberta’s Cultural Policy and was on the artist panel for the Mayor’s 2011 Arts Visioning. She’s attended the University of Alberta, the Banff Centre for Arts, and the University for Peace Indigenous Rights in the Field (Costa Rica).

She is a co-chair of the Wicihitowin Arts & Culture Action Circle, Dreamspeakers Aboriginal Film Festival, President of the Aboriginal Women’s Justice Forum and is Chair of the Edmonton Arts Council (chair of Cultural Diversity in the Arts Awards, chair of the Aboriginal Initiatives committee).

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