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ONKWEHÓN:WE “THE ORIGINAL PEOPLES FESTIVAL”
June 15, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - June 17, 2018 @ 10:00 pm
The Onkwehón:we (The Original People’s) Festival will focus on current Haudenosaunee artistic and cultural practices in both contemporary and traditional forms. The performances and events will be multi-disciplined and be of the highest calibre featuring: dance, music, theatre, visual arts, film, and workshops.
The festival will take take place on the grounds of the Woodland Cultural Centre June 15 – 17, 2018 with outreach and lead up activities taking place at several partner sites around Six Nations and Brantford.
The intent of the festival is to provide a space for Haudenosaunee artists and other indigenous nations from across Turtle Island. The vision is to create and grow a festival within the community that will be a destination for artists, audiences, organizations, and presenters to enjoy.