Archives for 2018

Music Makers: The Power of Indigenous Music

Music Makers Flyer ImageIndigenous music is by its nature participatory; it lends itself to socialization.
Songs come from the natural world and from dreams, often expressing a deep
appreciation for life and sustenance.
This included a special Concert of Indigenous Music plus a two-day Rattle-Making
Workshop.

Both events open to everyone.

RHYTHMS & RATTLES:
A Look at Indigenous Music (Concert)

Performers:

RENE MESHAKE

JANI LAUZON

SADIE BUCK (Storyweaver)

The audience was invited to a meet & greet after the concert to speak with the performers. Refreshments were served.

SHAKING THE RATTLE:
Traditions and Rattle Making

Over the course of two days, Rattle Maker ADAM SKYE was teaching participants how to make personal rattles.

SADIE BUCK lead a rattle circle and rhythm session using the rattle creations.

Buffet lunch was served.

The event took place at the Royal Botanical Gardens.

A METIS WOMEN’S CIRCLE PROJECT FUNDED BY NEW HORIZONS FOR SENIORS

Our Elder Honoured

Elize Hartley was honoured on July 4th, 2018 by the Hamilton Legal Clinic for her work serving on the Board of Directors.  The Blanket Dance took place at the Art Gallery of Hamilton.

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Baskets & Berries

Aboriginal Contributions to Aldershot Farm Economy
Meet & Greet

September 2018

East Plains United Church Cemetery

During East Plains United Church Open House Event, the Metis Women’s Circle provided information on the 2014 installation of a grave marker for native farm workers whose graves had been unmarked previously.