Hillside Festival 2019
July 12 - 14
Rene Meshake is an Anishinaabe Elder, storyteller, visual and performing artist, award-winning author, flute player, multimedia artist and a Recipient of Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee Medal. By blending Anishinaabe and English words into his performances, he communicates his spiritual heritage and poetics. His education includes: Creative Writing from the Humber School for Writers,
Anishinaabe oral tradition, language, arts and culture. He has an active on-line presence as a Funky-Elder.