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Workshops & seminars

Rocking Those Mocs: Dancing for Change

Date & time
Tuesday, November 15, 2022
4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Registration is closed


This event is free


J.W. McConnell Building
1400 De Maisonneuve Blvd. W.

Wheel chair accessible


Since 2011, Rock your Mocs has showcased the diversity of Indigenous peoples by encouraging them to share stories through photos of their moccasins.

Indigenous Directions is inviting you to join us in celebrating the week-long event by attending Rocking Those Mocs: Dancing for Change. Dr. Bimadoshka Pucan will host this panel discussion exploring different perspectives on how dancers today are shaping pow wows through their traditions and identities.

The discussion will be followed by a Q & A with the panelists.

How can you participate? Join us in person or online by registering for the Zoom Meeting or watching live on YouTube. 

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Dr. Bimadoshka Pucan

Bimadoshka Pucan is Anishinaabe-kwe from Saugeen First Nation #29 on the eastern shores of beautiful Lake Huron. Saugeen boasts the most awesome sunsets this side of the Ottawa River. Bimadoshka is very proud of her people, her family, and some pretty amazing corn she grew this summer. Hear Bimadoshka recount stories of her people long passed but that continue to live on as long we tell our sacred stories. HOKA!

Lauren Ashley Katsitsano:ron Jiles

Lauren is a multidisciplinary artist, regalia maker and dancer hailing from Kahnawake Quebec. She has a background in theatre, pow wow and burlesque. In 2022, she was awarded title of Miss Exotic World and is regarded as one of the most influential burlesque artists in the world. 

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