Arts and Culture

The Iron Snake, a film by Clifton Arihwakehte Nicolas, is thought provoking and frightening in its content. The footage of the tar sands and pipeline operation evokes an emotional response to the devastation that has created a scar on mother earth that can be viewed from space with the naked eye.

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Picking up an authentic piece of indigenous art

In our big box retail store world, when you find something that is unique and handmade sometimes it feels like you found a four-leaf clover. Well the luck of the Indigenous be with you as you browse through the items available through craft vendors set up at this years ‘Grand River Champion of Champions Pow Wow’.

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There will many food vendors at the annual Grand River Pow Wow this year. People travel from all over Canada and the United States to set up food booths with a wide range of mouth-watering options to satisfy your appetite.

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Protocol – The do’s and don’ts of attending a pow-wow
DO
• Cheer on the Dancers and Drums loudly!
• Laugh out loud when the Emcee says something funny.
• Take plenty of pictures at the appropriate times.
• Eat! It’s all tasty.
• Invite your friends and family to come.

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To some, coming to Six Nations of the Grand River Territory is like a walk across the street. But to many others, visiting for the first or second time, you might be interested in knowing about many other interesting and enlightening sites in the immediate area worthy of visiting while you’re in the neighbourhood.

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The main concept behind Visioning, Toronto’s first socially conscious indigenous arts festival is the recognition that Indigenous nations of Turtle Island speak of this time as a moment for a shift in human consciousness, and that this shift is necessary to re-establish a harmonious relationship with Mother Earth.

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STONEY CREEK – Long before a brief six-year foray into politics in the middle of one of the most turbulent times for his people in recent history, the former Six Nations Elected Chief David General was a successful artist
He has been out of the political circus for several years now and has returned to his artistry, perhaps ev

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