The DOTC First Nations Pavilion begins tonight at Folklorama, making for a partnership between the Dakota Ojibway Tribal Council and the University of Winnipeg.
The pavilion is set for the U of W’s Pangea’s Kitchen (Riddell Hall), 385 Spence Street entrance, from August 7 to 13.
Highlights include entertainment by Ray ‘Koko’ Stevenson and the renowned Walking Wolf Singers and Dancers who will showcase genres of Pow Wow dancing, such as Grass Dance, Jingle Dress and Fancy Shawl.
There will be no skimping on the food, as the U of W’s Diversity Catering is cooking up traditional and contemporary cuisine including bison and vegetarian chili, elk burgers and smokies, bannock and jam, berry crumble and other specialties.
Showtimes are Monday to Friday at 6:45 p.m., 8:15 p.m. and 9:45 p.m. Early shows run tonight and next Saturday at 5:15 p.m.
The air conditioned venue will also offer cultural displays in Riddell Atrium, including intricate beadwork and crafts.
For a complete list of Week 2 pavilions, visit Folklorama.ca.