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15th Annual Traditional PowWow
June 9 & 10, 2018
Grand Entry - Saturday 1:00PM and 7:00PM
Feast - Saturday June 9, 2018 @ 5:00PM
Head Dancers, Danielle Jones and Chance King
M.C. - Paul Owl
Arena Director - Robert Stoneypoint
Host Drum - White Tail CreeRead more ...
14th Annual Traditional Pow Wow
Acknowledging all we protect- Our Land, Our Water, Our People
Host Drum - Big Train Co-Host: Thunderboyz
Master of Ceremonies - Chris Pheasant
Head dancers - Craig Fox and Gmewin Migwans
Arena director - aka 'stick man': Robert Stoneypoint
Specials: potato dance
Hand Drum contest - 1st $300.00, 2nd $200.00, 3rd $100.00Read more ...
The Anishinabek Creation Story
There is more than one creation story for Indigenous Peoples around North America, including more than one story for each nation. Not to say any of one the stories is the ‘right’ one, they are versions adapted by the people in different parts of the land. The Creation story we have chosen to adapt, comes from Darlene Johnston, an Anishinabekwe, who is a Professor of Law at the University of Toronto, in a report she prepared for the Ipperwash Commission of Inquiry; “Connecting People to Place: Great Lakes Aboriginal History in Cultural Context”.Read more ...
Stories About Anishinabek Migration
Preliminary Stories about Migration
Since time immemorial, the Great Lakes region have been home to Indigenous Peoples, including the Anishinabek, and Haudenosaunee , often classified as Iroquois. They were known to occupy as far north as the southern shore of Georgian Bay, and on the north and south shores of Lakes Erie and Ontario, and eastward towards the modern city of Montreal. And to the North, East, South, and West, were the Anishinabek.Read more ...
Historical Research Project
Historical Gaps Report
Watch for a new historical report identifying historical information gaps and an overview of what we know about our history from documented sources.Read more ...
Henvey Inlet First Nation 13th Annual Pow Wow
HIFN's 13th Annual Pow Wow runs June 11th and 12th.
Host Drum: Chippewa Travellers
Co-Host Drum: Thunder Boyz
Indigenous Music Award Winners –2015 Best Traditional Pow Wow Cd
MC: Chris PheasantRead more ...