BRANTFORD – The Woodland Cultural Centre will host a new exhibition, Up Where We Belong: Native Musicians in Popular Culture — produced by the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian.
Aboriginal Pavillion Hip-Hop/Rap/Spoken Word Night — July 22nd, 6-10pm @ Historic Fort York. Ruben Esguerra, Mob Bounce, Plex & Rellik, Lightning Cloud.
Aboriginal Pavillion Strong Women, Strong Voices Night — July 23rd, 6-10pm @ Historic Fort York.
In the crowded pow wow arena – the beadwork of the Haudenosaunee people is unmistakable and instantly recognizable. Delicate white beads on dark rich velvet, stitched in raised lines depicting flowers, clan animals and traditional patterns make Iroquoian beadwork stand out as a stunning art form.
Six Nations Council is hosting a free community concert celebrating the 2015 Pan Am Games on Friday July 24th, from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm, at Chiefswood Park. This is on the eve of one of Canada’s biggest Pow Wow’s — the Grand River “Champion of Champions” Pow Wow — which is now in its 36th year.
TORONTO, ON — Planet IndigenUS returns to Harbourfront Centre and Woodland Cultural Centre, its co-producing partner, July 31 – August 9. This contemporary 10-day festival showcases over 300 Indigenous artists from around the globe.
For the third year in a row, Haudenosaunee dancers will gather at the Plank Road Ons Stop to compete in the annual smoke dance competition.
The event has been organized in loving memory of Lyle Anderson Sr., a renowned and loved Haudenosaunee dancer and singer who passed away suddenly on October 24, 2012 at the age of 35.