Journey to Mexico
- Celebrating the culture -- in Mississauga. Nahwegahbow, Barb // Windspeaker;Jul2015, Vol. 33 Issue 4, p7
The article discusses the highlights of the second annual celebration known as "The Gathering" held on June 6, 2015 in Mississauga, Ontario and hosted by the Peel Aboriginal Network (PAN) friendship centre.
- Embera Women's Cooperative: Basket Art Helping Resist the Impacts of War. Little, Susan // Women & Environments International Magazine;Spring2003, Issue 58/59, p50
Features the Embera Women's Cooperative in Colombia. Formation of the cooperative; Information on the Wounaan and Embera, indigenous peoples living in the Darien; Quality of the baskets and carvings they are producing.
- Artists remember the past, but forge a new future. Lewis, Shauna // Windspeaker;Mar2011, Vol. 28 Issue 12, p16
The article highlights the 10th Annual Talking Stick Festival held on February 1, 2011 at the Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre, Vancouver, British Columbia. It states that the two-week city-wide festival honoured the First Nations and MÃ©tis art and artists. It relates that...
- Captivating colours. Thakur, Sharmila Basu // Telegraph (Calcutta, India);1/9/2016, p9
The article discusses the Adivasi Adivimb festival of tribal dance, music and theater in New Delhi, India on December 29-31, 2015, which featured all forms of tribal art from different states like Assam, Odisha, and Bihar.
- Festival celebration attracts thousands. Laskaris, Sam // Windspeaker;Jan2004, Vol. 21 Issue 10, p13
The 10th annual Canadian Aboriginal Festival was staged on November 28, 2003 to November 30, 2003 in Toronto at SkyDome, and was arguably the best to date. The festival is considered North America's largest Aboriginal multi-disciplined arts event, with a powwow featuring about 1,000 dancers in...
- Barunggam. Horton, David // Encyclopaedia of Aboriginal Australia;1994, Vol. 1, p104
An encyclopedia entry for Barunggam is presented. They are the people of the Riverine region on the Condamine River, neighbors of Yiman, Wuli-Wuli and Ngarabal in Australia. They are known to have travelled east for the Bunya festivals. According to reports, their economy resembled that of their...
- River Cane, our Native Bamboo: once abundant, now endangered. Scott, Robin McBride // Bamboo: The Magazine of the American Bamboo Society;Jun2008, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p16
The article focuses on river cane, a native bamboo specie in the U.S. which originated from North America. It traces the early uses of such bamboo specie by the Native Peoples and their continuing tradition of using river cane for basketry, mats, blowguns, arrows and flutes. The river cane is...
- ARLENE McGONAGLE: Expressive Baskets. Wood, D. // Fiberarts;Jan/Feb2003, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p23
The article features basket weaver Arlene McGonagle and her baskets. McGonagle grew up on a farm in western Massachusetts. She got interested in baskets while traveling with her husband in Florida where she happened upon an Appalachian mountain basketry being taught in an orange grove. Learning...
- Thunderchild celebrates with new arbour. Sexsmith, Pamela // Saskatchewan Sage;Sep2004, Vol. 8 Issue 12, p3
The article provides information on powwow in Saskatchewan hosted by Thunderchild First Nation from August 15 to 17, 2004 in a new arbour facility built to commemorate the 125th anniversary of the signing of Treaty 6. Commenting on the construction of new arbour, Ernie Jimmy, director of public...