Mar 21, 2010

5 Mini Pow Wow - Four Sacred Colours

This Saturday I depart from the Ordinary and attended a Pow Wow put on by the Sahkitcheway Aboriginal Student Association of George Brown College in downtown Toronto. The event MC was Derrick Bressette who did a great job explaining some of the songs and dances that was performed. There was also an elder in residence - Pauline Shirt (Cree Nation, Red Tail Hawk Clan). It was all very interesting especially the dancing.

The dances consisted of the Men's Grass Dance, Women's Traditional Dance, Jungle Dress Dance, Fancy Shawl Dance and the Hoop Dance. Here are just a few highlights of some of the dances for more photos click here Mini Pow Wow-Four Sacred Colours and it will take you there to a feast for your eyes. Have a blessed day..
Fancy Shawl Dance
Drummers
All Dancers

Jingle Dress Dance
Male Dancers

5 comments:

  1. It is really a feast for the eyes. I love the outfits on the male dancers a lot. Let me go find out more about pow-wow. Take care and have a lovely weekend.

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  2. Hi DSB:)

    Lovely colorful photos, gorgeous designer dresses,beautiful and gracious styles.

    I am sure you had a wonderful time.

    Many thanks for sharing.

    Have a nice day DSB:)
    Joseph

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  3. This really is a feast for the eyes! The photos are gorgeous! Thanks for sharing this. Now I'm off to visit the link.

    Thanks for stopping in and for commenting. I always look forward to your witty sense of humor.

    Have a good 'rest-of-the-week'!

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  4. Those are some colourful pictures alright!
    Which country are you from?

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  5. Could you please describe the different events that went on at the mini pow wow at George Brown. Any great moments, influential Aboriginal people, and just general insight on the day.
    Thanks!

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