25 Awe Inspiring Indigenous People

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I’ve have been blessed to travel the world and through my travels, I have had the pleasure to meet many inspiring Indigenous people. I’ve compiled a list of 25 of the most fascinating Indigenous people or groups I have crossed paths with in my journey…and there are a lot of….

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The Spirit of Song and Voice – Allan Bonaise – Interview at Fort Totten Pow-Wow Celebrations

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  Listening and dancing to the music at a pow-wow is a wonderful experience. The drum brings out the spirit of the dancers, especially when the song is good. When the singers sing hard, you feel the music in your heart and soul. There were many amazing drums and singers….

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5 Events To Experience Native American Culture

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There are five large events that are organized annually throughout Turtle Island that attract hundreds of participants and spectators. Each event is uniquely organized that highlights the beauty of Native American Culture from music, the arts, athleticism, and friendly competition. Gathering of Nations Pow Wow Gathering of Nations Pow Wow in….

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Manitoba Female Chiefs Honored at Assembly

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The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs had their Annual General Assembly in northern Manitoba at Nelson House, Manitoba on July 18-20, 2017.  A growing number of female leadership has been steadily on the rise.   The leaders were given recognition in front of the assembly.  The women were presented with a….

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Indigenous Music Awards Brought Out the Stars

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The Indigenous Music Awards which is part of Manitoahbee Festival in Winnipeg, MB were held at the Club Regent Event Centre on May 20, 2017, after a one-year hiatus.Fourteen awards were presented to the winners in their respected categories. Fourteen awards were presented to the winners in their respected categories.The….

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Highest number Indigenous Graduates Celebrated at U of M Pow-wow

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The University of Manitoba 28th Annual Traditional Powwow held on May 6, 2017, at the Investors Group Athletic Centre in Winnipeg, MB celebrated its highest number of Indigenous graduates. 430 Indigenous Graduates! All of the graduates were recognized in the program and honored during the celebration for their achievements. More….

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Women’s Traditional Dancer Linda Standing | Native American PowWow

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The pow-wow trail is full of superstars, Olympians, and true Champions, women’s traditional dancer Linda Standing is one of them, she comes from White Bear First Nation in Saskatchewan, she’s Dakota, Nakota, Anishinabek and Cree descent. Linda started dancing at the young age of 12 years old. “White Bear Saskatchewan….

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Canada Aboriginal Day

Canada Celebrates 10th Anniversary – Aboriginal Day Live

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Aboriginal Peoples Television Network in Canada celebrated National Aboriginal Day Live at the historical site The Forks downtown Winnipeg on June 25, 2016.  Events were planned all through out the day from 11:00 am – 11:00 pm.   There was rows of vendors that sold Indigenous Craft and Food Vendors, a….

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Larry Yazzie – Sharing Indigenous Culture with the World

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I caught up with Larry Yazzie the founder of the successful dance troupe – Native Pride Dancers. Yazzie was in Albuquerque, New Mexico as part of the head staff at the Gathering of Nations pow-wow held in April every year. Yazzie started dancing at the tender young age of 7….

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Teachings, Knowledge and Respect – An Interview with Tommy Christian

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From champion dancer, Politician and pow-wow MC, Tommy Christian from Poplar MT shared some of his experiences in Indian country. Well respected in all three areas Tommy has remained grounded, humble and gained vast amounts of knowledge from teachings of the elders in his area. “There is a story that….

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