We are all connected’: First Nations communities celebrate culture and tradition in North Bay Pow Wow – CTV News
To the beat of the drum, dancers, young and old, took the centre stage inside the Canadore College gym to perform a spiritual dance. As they danced, they said a prayer of thanks to the ancestors and for healing.
“We’re dancing for those who can’t dance anymore,” said dancer Cody Sackaney, a member of the Timiskaming First Nation.
“For those who are sick, our ancestors who have passed on, our family and people close to us that we love.”
34-years ago, a group of young students at Canadore College wanted to organize a yearly Pow Wow to celebrate their heritage and the neighbouring First Nations communities. The college is carrying on this tradition.
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