Margie Johnson

Margie Johnson first learned to spin poi at the Woodford Folk Festival in Australia in 2002. Since then, she has enjoyed sharing her love of poi with fellow Hillsiders. Poi

Ty Smoke and Frazer Sundown

Ukwehuwe Connection is comprised of Oneida Nation Dancers and Singers that are well versed in the Pow Wow and Long House style. The Oneida Nation originated from Up-State New York

Lisa Odjig

Odawa, Ojibwe, Potawatomi Nation from Wiikwemkoong, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada. Performing with Ian Akiwenze of Chippewas of Nawash First Nation. The Traditional hoop dance is a storytelling, teaching and healing

Darryl Buck

Darryl Buck

Darryl Buck, born and raised in The Pas/Opaskwayak Cree Nation located in Northern Manitoba. In 2014 Darryl moved to Winnipeg, MB where he founded and organized the cultural revitalization and

Shanley Spence

Shanley Spence

Shanley Spence is an international world class Indigenous performer. She comes from the stars and a long line of matriarchs. Nihithaw (Swampy Cree) from Pukatawagan and Anishinaabe from Lake.St Martine

Tom Wolf

Sangban Basics Tom Wolf has over 40 years experience teaching drumming and is known for his understanding of rhythmic foundations. In this workshop Tom will be introducing you to the

Natasha Powell

Natasha Powell is a Toronto native who has been working in the dance industry for 17 years. Her soulful approach to movement that transcends genre can be seen and felt

Jason Maraschiello

Introduction to Jembe Join Jason in a short introduction to what has now become the most popular hand drum in the world, the Jembe. In this video Jason explains the

The Funga Drummers

Rhythm of the Fishers Workshop The Funga Drummers are a West African-inspired drumming group who were drawn together through the love of African rhythm, drums, and culture. Seeing them in

Afro-Tribal Dance

Afro-Tribal Dance is founded by Binty Koroma who is from Sierra Leone, and Bintou Barrow who is from Gambia. Afro-Tribal Dance is based on different dance styles within the African

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