- Heart of the City Festival
Cultural Sharing Workshop with Sissy Thiessen Kootenayoo; Powwow 101
Starting at 1PM today (Saturday June 5)
Powwow dances are practiced by First Nations People in Canada as a form of prayer, ceremony, and celebration of culture. It includes a variety of dance styles, cultural regalia, and drum songs. During this experience, participants will learn about Powwow, what it is, its importance to Indigenous People, stories of each style, and teachings of respect and integrity.
Sissy Thiessen Kootenayoo is a Treaty 6 Nakota Sioux, Cree, and German cultural facilitator, Powwow dancer, crafter/beader, spoken word poet, singer, and creative writer with ancestral roots in both Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation and Steinbach, Manitoba. Sissy has performed Powwow dance, spoken word, and song all over Edmonton, Alberta and in Montana, U.S. For more information about Sissy and her services, please visit:
Meeting ID: 881 6158 5621