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Meet our Dancers and Singers

Josh Atcheynum

(Sweetgrass First Nations)

Josh is a Men’s Northern Traditional dancer who has always had a passion for dance, starting at the age of 5 his parents encouraged him to pursue it. Josh’s passion for educating people about Native histories, dances, songs has allowed him to travel all over the world. He says this truly is a blessing to be able to educate people about the first peoples of the land & is always thankful for his parents instilling cultural values into his everyday life.

Josh Atcheynum - Mens Traditional

Sheena Cain

(Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe) 

Sheena is an enrolled member of the Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Lake Superior Ojibwe who grew up in a family who always instilled cultural values, today she passes these values on to her two daughters. Sheena is a Jingle Dress dancer who fell in love with the style at a young age after hearing the stories of  healing that is brought by the dress and dance. She dances for those who need healing, for those who cannot dance & for those who simply enjoy watching the beauty of our cultures. Dancing is her way of sharing the stories that have been passed down to her to the future generations.

Sheena Cain - Jingle Dress

Ogidakamig

(Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe)

Ogidakamig's English name is Mike DeMain, he is an enrolled member of the Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Lake Superior Ojibwe who grew up steeped in Ojibwe lifeways understanding very early on the importance of passing on teachings from one generation to the next. Mike is a versatile dancer, who began as a Men’s Northern Traditional dancer and today dances Woodland, learning the stories and protocol of both styles he is well respected in the Powwow arena. He is also one of the founding members of the award-winning drum group Pipestone and is known nationally for his singing. Mike is a devoted father of six, who passes these ways on to his children and to the students at the LCO Tribal School where he serves as the Cultural Teacher.   

Ogidakamig - Woodland