Northern College Traditional Pow Wow April 14 & 15, 2012

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Northern College Pow WowTHUNDER BAY – Aboriginal Now – The Northern College 11th Annual Traditional Powwow titled “Strengthening Our Nations” will be held April 14 & 15, 2012 at Northern College. There will also be an evening dedicated to helping Attawapiskat.

“Strengthening Our Nations”

Host Drum: Poplar Singers Co-Host Drum: Highridge Singers
Invited Drum: Chikeney Creek and White Stone Cree
Head Dancers: Amy Hunter and Ron Shisheesh
Invited Dancers: Tasheena Sarazin and Eddie Robinson
Youth Dancers: Kara Shisheesh and Gordon Hookimaw
Child Dancers: Elana Faries and Jayden Gunner
Grandmother and Grandfather: Roberta Oshkawbewisens and David Faries
Featuring 2012 World Champion Hoop Dancer: Dallas Arcand
Sacred Fire in Teepee Saturday and Sunday, sponsored by Goldcorp

Saturday April 14, 2012

NOON GRAND ENTRY – Gymnasium
All Dancers and Drummers enter right of stage

2:00-2:30pm – Shannen’s Dream Campaign Screening – Lecture Theatre
2:00-4:00pm – Workshop with Rosalee Tiyza – A106
2:00-4:00pm – Elder Meet and Greet with Louis Bird – Friendship Lounge
2:00-5:00pm – Children’s crafts activities, children to be accompanied by adult – Quill Lounge
3:00-5:00pm – Hand Drumming Workshop – Lecture Theatre
5:00pm – Toonie Feast, Elders served first – Cafeteria
7:30-8:00pm – Shannen’s Dream Campaign Screening – Lecture Theatre

7:00pm EVENING GRAND ENTRY – Gymnasium

Sunday April 15, 2012

NOON Grand Entry – Gymnasium
All Dancers and Drummers enter right of stage

1:00-3:00pm – Workshop with Louis Bird – A106
1:00-3:00pm – Elder Meet and Greet with Rosalee Tiyza – Friendship Lounge
1:00-1:30pm – Shannen’s Dream Campaign Screening – Lecture Theatre
1:30-3:30pm – Hand Drumming Workshop – Lecture Theatre
4:00pm – Closing Ceremony and Giveaway – Gymnasium

For more information visit Northern College Traditional Pow Wow April 14 & 15, 2012

Northern College Traditional Pow Wow April 14 & 15, 2012

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