The Six Nations consists of the Mohawks – Onondagas – Seneca – Cayuga – Tuscaroras and the Oneida and on September 24th at the Brampton Fairgrounds, Brampton will be hosting it’s first Akweni Ki – Oneida Circle Aboriginal Event in support of Jewels Cause. This Indigenous Festival will begin with a traditional Grand entrance, followed by a traditional Pow-wow circle drumming and a Gala Dinner and showcase with Juno award winner Crystal Shawanda.
To the First Nations people, the traditional Pow-wow is a celebration of their connection to Mother Earth, with the drumming symbolizing the beating of the mothers heart and is a showcase of Culture and proud heritage. Brampton Focus talked to Donna Keuhl, the organizer and CEO Founder and Director of Oneida Circle and Jewels Cause and organizer for this event.
To those who have never had the opportunity to experience the culture and the heritage of the First Nations, this is a once in a lifetime opportunity to enjoy first hand a rich and proud heritage of Canada’s first Nation peoples – September 24th – Brampton Fairgrounds –