101 Deweguns Drum Circle
Saturday 10 September 4pm — The Backyard at FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre
Led by Jackie Labonte and Oliver Nobosin
Jackie Labonte and Oliver Nobosin have been life partners together for over 20 years.
Jackie (tekaiatakwas) is self identified from the Turtle Clan of the Mohawk Nation, Six Nations of Grand River Territory. She resides in the Niagara region, having worked with Native organizations for over thirty years providing services, sharing Traditional Teachings and serving as a Cultural Advisor. Oliver is self identified from Swampy Cree and mixed German/Welsh descent, having lived in the Niagara region all his life. He is an established singer/drummer and drum maker, having facilitated many requests for custom designed Native drums for individuals and groups, both domestic and abroad. Together they have established and are currently engaged in expanding a cultural collective known as Kimisken (You found it), which provides culturally based Workshops and circles.