3 Crows Productions

Raven

Indigenous storyteller Dallas Yellowfly brings a light hearted, high-energy version of “How Raven Stole the Sun” to life using interactive theatre. Several audience members are brought up on stage to act out the characters in the story. Using improv coaching and gentle positive humour, Yellowfly empowers and encourages participants during the performance to add their own unique element to the story.

Throughout the performance the audience will learn some traditional names of locations on Turtle Island using Indigenous words and languages as well as the holistic values of some Indigenous Peoples. The audience will also gain an understanding of Indigenous Oral Traditions, the power of laughter in storytelling, and the importance of respecting the environment.

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Booking Details
School In-Person Performance Fee: $1,160 + HST
Audience Size: 350
Grades: K - 8
Language: English
Availability: Dates for the 24/25 school year TBA
Curriculum Connections
Indigenous Education
Language Arts: Storytelling, Native-American Language, Oral Communication
Literature: Mythology, Folk Tales
Science: Care for the Environment
Fine Arts: Theatre, Improv
Teacher Resources
Study Guide
Tech requirements: artist will provide all technical equipment
Other requirements: 3 power outlets, 1 table or media cart, 1 person to assist with load-in
About 3 Crows Productions
Dallas Yellowfly is a member of the Siksika First Nation. In his earliest years Yellowfly lived on his ancestral territories in Calgary, AB but spent most of his childhood on Coast Salish territories in Chilliwack, BC. Growing up on and off reserve amongst Coast Salish family he felt that he was living in two different worlds that coexisted. After completing a Bachelor of Arts degree at the University of the Fraser Valley Yellowfly’s career path began as an Indigenous Youth Care Worker in the Abbotsford School District. He noticed the two worlds he experienced as a youth seemed prominent in his work in education. Finally, after years of witnessing Indigenous youth affected by the inequities inherent in the education system he tried to bridge the gap in knowledge by sharing stories and Indigenous perspectives in classrooms. His work as a Youth Care Worker transformed into a full time presenter in the district. This inspired him to create unique storytelling presentations for education. In 2010 Yellowfly founded 3 Crows Productions blending his experience in music, stand up comedy, storytelling and filmmaking to make theatrical storytelling performances and unique documentary films. It wasn't until 2017 that he officially left the safety of his position in schools and began working for himself.