Aboriginal Music Manitoba (AMM) would like to acknowledge the Government of Canada through the Department of Canadian Heritage, the Canada Council for the Arts, the Manitoba Arts Council, and the Winnipeg Arts Council for their financial support of the sākihwē festival.
The sākihiwē festival is made possible by partnerships with the Spence Neighbourhood Association, Central Neighbourhoods, Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre, and Ka Ni Kanichihk.
Pow wow step music producer Boogey The Beat and hoop dancer Shanley Spence join forces for performances that make audiences grab their cell phones or hit dance floods at nightclubs, community celebrations, and festival stages.
Shanley Spence is a Nihithaw and Anishinaabe woman who was born and raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba but a member of Mathias Colomb Cree Nation on her mother’s side and Lake St. Martin First Nation on her father’s. She holds a Bachelor of Arts...