Sharing Our Stories: Echoes of a Proud Nation / Kawennotátie’ rotira’sè:se’ raotinakeráhsera’

Story told by: Lori Beauchamp, Edited by: Owen Mayo  Local Journalism Initiative Reporter, Translated by: Sahawisó:ko’ Arquette   05/07/2024 05:10 After the summer of 1990, the Siege of Kanehsatà:ke, the cultural center was on K1037 Radio, speaking about future initiatives to help the community come together. They spoke of powwows and gave information on what it is. During that time, few people had much knowledge of powwows. I thought that it was a good idea because of everything our people went through the previous year. We needed something to help uplift our spirits. I attended the first meeting they held which had about 25 people in attendance. Our committee began with 18 members. Amos Key and Donna Phillips from Six Nations came down to host a powwow workshop and shared information…

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