Makwa Sahgaiehcan Celebrates Culture

Makwa Sahgaiehcan First Nation, in Loon Lake, Saskatchewan, held their 15th annual powwow on May 17-19. The event celebrates Aboriginal culture and heritage, honours elders and pays homage to the Creator. The powwow attracts First Nations from all over Canada. Photos and video by Omar Mosleh. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xt6xGJwEV20 … [Read more...]

A Journey into the Heart of ‘Cree’ation

When musician Jason Chamakese plays his flute at venues across the country, he’s often asked if he has a musical background. It’s a question he never really knew how to answer. Until now. “I’d say no, but it was a discredit to my culture,” Chamakese said. “Because yeah, I do have a musical background, and it goes back thousands of … [Read more...]