Pop Up Pow Wow Vol.2 / Ozhiseg Pow Wow Vol.2 enwaadeg / Nimihítowin Pow Wow Vol.2

Block of 211 Pacific Ave

211 Pacific Ave

Winnipeg, MB

Dance

Indigenous

Intercultural

Music

Visual arts

Urban Shaman Gallery in partnership with Wall-to-Wall Festival and Sākihiwē Festival Part of Nuit Blanche Winnipeg / Aanind iwe Nuit Blanche Winnipeg / Atit óki oci Nuit Blanche Winnipeg Saturday, September 28, 2019 at 8pm – 8:45pm Outside block party in front of 211 Pacific Ave Please join us for Urban Shaman’s second year hosting a pop-up, out-door, non-competitive, family-friendly pow-wow located in the heart of Winnipeg. The body of Indigenous regalia and dance encompasses a rich tradition of kinship and spirituality. Bring the family down to our mini, one day, non-competitive, urban pow-wow trail presented by Urban Shaman Gallery in partnership with the Wall-to-Wall Festival and Sākihiwē Festival. CALL TO DANCERS WHO JUST WANT TO HAVE FUN! Dancers we want you to come out and show your stuff!!! A performance of 45 minutes (thus the pop up aspect of the event) of non-competitive dance, we hope the pow wow community understands this is a kind of Friendship Dance event and to bring the spirit of unity and fun to the gathering. All welcome! Musicians Bios: Sons of the Drum is a traditional drum group formed in 2014, from Roseau River that have performed all over the continent, from Toronto to Albuquerque. Members of the collective are Bill Atkinson, Darcy Wayne Henry, Frank Daniels Junior, Garrett Ryan Henry, Jordan Starr, Jordan Seenie, Matt Mousseau, Nina Assiniboine Francis-Henry, Tyson Keith Henry, and Travis Henry. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cQK7x8K6d80 Boogey The Beat is an Anishinaabe DJ and Producer from Winnipeg, Canada who blends traditional Indigenous songs with modern electronic beats. His DJing skills have landed him on stages for the Indspire Awards, Canada Day 150 Main Stage in Ottawa, National Aboriginal Day LIVE presented by APTN, and multiple festivals across Turtle Island. https://soundcloud.com/boogeythebeat #popuppowwow . #urbanshaman

This event is free.

Fri Sep 25
Sat Sep 26
Sun Sep 27

8:00 PM to 8:45 PM

Organized by

Urban Shaman Gallery in partnership with Wall-to-Wall Festival and Sākihiwē Festival

Urban Shaman Gallery is located at 203-290 McDermot Ave. Opened Tues-Sat 12pm-5pm. MISSION STATEMENT Urban Shaman is an Aboriginal artist-run centre dedicated to meeting the needs of artists by providing a vehicle for artistic expression in all disciplines and at all levels by taking a leadership role in the cultivation of Indigenous art.

This event is part of a hub:

  • Pacific Ave Block party and more!!!

    Urban Shaman Gallery Winnipeg, MB

    This Hub focuses on the block of 211 Pacific Ave (the area lovingly referred to as "China Town"). But we wanted to promote our neighbours events that are in a few block radius of our event. Experience family fun on the block of 211 Pacifi...

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Location

211 Pacific Ave

Winnipeg, MB

In the heart of the Exchange District in Chinatown. Bring a lawn chair to relax in and take in the entertainment or fun activities throughout the night.

Event Contact

Daina Warren

daina@urbanshaman.org

Language

English

Accessibility

This event is wheelchair accessible, and has gender-neutral washrooms.