Pow Wow Xperience

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(24 Oct-15 Nov worldwide) Have you ever wanted to attend a pow wow and understand the cultural significance? We asked three Indigenous people what pow wow means to them. They share how they joined pow wow life and how you can too.

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American Museum & Gardens — curator's choice celebrating Native American Heritage Month in UK

Director Bio

Aretha Greatrix is a storyteller and entrepreneur. She is co-owner of Miyo Pimatisiwin Productions Inc and owner of Simplistique Media Inc, where she works as a producer, writer, and filmmaker. Aretha is a leader that inspires others to follow their passions and encourages them to use every opportunity to grow their skills. In 2016, Aretha was recognized as Cultural Ambassador for the Women of Inspiration Award from the Canadian Business Chicks for her work in mentoring youth in filmmaking.

Jodi Calahoo-Stonehouse is of Cree and Mohawk descent from the Michel First Nation. She uses film, radio, and other media to tell stories and break down social barriers between Indigenous people and the broader community. Through her work with the Edmonton Shift Lab, the Wahkohtowin Law and Governance Lodge at the University of Alberta and many other projects, she brings Indigenous perspectives and ways of knowing to questions of institutional change and social transformation. Jodi is the founder and co-owner of Miyo-Pimatisiwin Productions and is also the producer and broadcaster of an award-winning Indigenous radio program called Acimowin. Jodi’s interests are Indigenous media, Indigenous legal traditions, Indigenous feminism, social innovation and Indigenous futurisms. Her work is dedicated to uplifting Indigenous peoples, stories, traditions and laws.

Credits

Directed by Jodi Calahoo-Stonehouse
Aretha Greatrix

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