Through the language we can bring healing to our people.

Through the Language we can bring healing to our people. Tansi/Kwe, As a First Nation, Inuit, and/or Metis individual, what priorities would you bring to the forefront of Turtle Island in order to bring healing, renewed relationships, positive action and revitalization of our diverse cultures? This question was at the heart, spirit and intent of…

22 Reasons I Love Travel & Why You Should Too!

Hey Fellow Travellers or future travellers! ūüėČ I have a list for you today! I am going to assume that there are probably many duplicates of this kind of list already out in the blog world with a wide range of different perspectives. Or not. Maybe I'm the first one! Anyway, I get this question…

What does Dancing Mean to You?

As a hoop dancer and fancy shawl dancer I often get the question, "What does dancing mean to you?"¬†or "What is the meaning behind it?" and my answers usually vary. For myself personally, dancing is¬†very special to me. I was taught that hoop dancing is a form of healing for oneself, for their friends¬†and family…

Winnipeg’s Local Racial Inclusion Summit

Winnipeg, Manitoba. The Centre of Canada and the heart of the prairies. Thriving and bustling with multiculturalism, diversity, economic gain and industry progress. A meeting place of the Red and Assiniboine rivers. However . . . Winnipeg, Manitoba was also given the title of the most racist city in all of Canada while segregation and…

Hoop Dance Portraits

During the spring of 2015 I had the privilege and wonderful opportunity to visit the Avenue Photography Studio in the east side of Winnipeg, Manitoba owned by the creative founder, Robert Dearden. We had the chance to collaborate together in order to capture some shots of dance and "indigenized" portraits. I was very grateful for…

‚óŹ Little Grand Rapids, Manitoba ‚óŹ

Myself and a crew of dancers from Winnipeg made our way north east to the small community of Little Grand Rapids. We made¬†our way through long winding snowy highways, never ending¬†rough winter roads, drove across the ice roads¬†which was my first time anxiety prone experience and had a couple vehicles end up in the ditch.…

World Indigenous Business Forum 2014!

¬†¬† The Indigenous Leadership Development Institute Inc (ILDII)¬†in Winnipeg helps organize the World Indigenous Business Forum (WIBF)¬†with a community host in different parts of the world every year. This year it was hosted¬†in Guatemala City at the West Camino Real Hotel in the heart of Guatemala and took place from October 28th - 30th. The…

Travelled Northern Manitoba

I'M BACK! Hello wonderful people! I feel like I haven't written a post in a very long time & that is true so I am sorry for the lack of content & for my foolish unmotivated ways. Anyways... I have a nice adventure to fill you in on! During the week of July 27th -…