Coffee and Bannock: The Power of the Dawn with Allan Jamieson Sr.

Sat 11 September 7am // The Backyard at FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre

Elder Allan Jamieson Sr. will share his experiences and teachings to allow for deep personal reflection. All welcome to join around the sacred fire for this special sharing.


Mr. Jamieson is a Faithkeeper from the wolf clan of the Cayuga people, one of the Six Nations. 

Coordinator of Neto, a Native American managed non-profit organization. He brings a wealth of knowledge and research in his presentations.  One of the founding members of Neto, he is responsible for the overall management of the organization including meeting the goals, coordinating activities and managing the budget.  

His experience includes extensive research on the WNY geographic area and oral history related to the WNY.

Currently he is responsible for coordinating art exhibits and projects sponsored by Neto… and these activities include scheduling artist workshops, hiring artists and curators, scheduling exhibits and providing publicity for all events. 

Consultant and Elder for the Indigenous Health Circle of Ontario

His educational background includes a Bachelor of Arts from the State University of New York College at Buffalo and a Master of Arts from the University of Buffalo, 1987.  While a graduate student he developed and taught the currently offered course in Native American literature.

In addition to his interest in art he recently completed training as a Alternative Dispute Resolution facilitator to work with families in crises.

He has been an active member of the Native community in the Western New York region which includes the Buffalo and Niagara Falls areas for the past 20 years assisting area art institutions with Native American programming.

Between work and studies he produced several 30 minute videos for public access television on topics including Native American Border Rights, Maid of the Mist and the Columbus Legacy.

September 11 @ 07:00
7:00 am — 8:00 am

Allan Jamieson Sr. (Cayuga)