Nothing compares to the spectacular colour and showmanship of a twirling fancy dancer. And for those amateur photographers who try to capture the excitement with your smartphone camera you know that more often than not those moments are hard to capture.
Victoria Day is May 18 this year and this welcomes the beginning of Six Nation’s 27th Annual Community Awareness Week (CAW). With over 60 events planned for this year’s Community Awareness Week, it is sure to be the best one yet.
On Friday, May 15 at 7 p.m., the Woodland Cultural Centre will be celebrating the 40th year of the Annual First Nations Art Exhibition with Elizabeth “Betts” Doxtator as this year’s featured artist. The exhibit opening will have Chief Ava Hill and M.P. Phil McColeman as dignitary speakers.
SIX NATIONS – The Creators Game, is what Haudenosaunee people have called the sport of lacrosse since the earliest of times, long before European contact.
It was French missionaries who named it lacrosse because they felt the sticks resembled the crosier, or le crosse, carried by Catholic bishops.
Haudenosaunee author Rick Monture will be the guest of honour at a celebration releasing his new book “We Share Our Matters: Two Centuries of Writing and Resistance at Six Nations of the Grand River” at the Woodland Cultural Centre this Thursday.
It seems like there is a new story breaking each week, usually coming out of the United States, where indigenous people are being objectified and humiliated by someone new. This week its Saturday Night Live alumni Adam Sandler.