I decided to look up Frybread in the dictionary today and was suprised to find that most online dictionaries don’t have a single entry for the word. Bannock, however, is easy to find, but its definition is not what I expected.
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#PowwowWednesday is here again! I said it last week, but I truly am grateful to everyone who captures so beautifully the images and video out on the powwow trail each week. It’s one of my favourite parts of Monday to catch up on all the recaps, recollections and sharing from powwows nationwide. …read more »
Recently at the Winnipeg Folk Festival when Tim Robbins and his fanastic folk-rock band took the stage, I heard someone nearby comment “why do so many actors insist on trying to be musicians too?” Had it been a coversation I was a part of and not just eavesdropping on I would have quickly replied:
Because they are artists and peformers and one practice does not exclude the other. …read more »
We’re in the thick of festival season these days, though it’s yet to reach its peak, which means there’s lots of Indigenous gatherings, powwows and performances to check out. …read more »
There are some amazing events taking place in revitalizing our Indigenous languages. Hip-hop, Twitter and text messaging are playing an integral part in this movement. …read more »
Indigenous musicians, theatre-makers, visual artists, film-makers and cooks from around the globe are traveling to London for the Origins First Nations Festival. …read more »