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.
Fawn Wood was born in the rhythm of Round Dance season on an icy October evening. That evening resonated with the spirit of the Round Dance from her Cree ancestors through her father Earl Wood of Saddle Lake, Alberta. That same evening also echoed...