VIDEO – An intimate Pow wow at Kateri Memorial Hospital in Kahnawake

Par Vicky Girard
VIDEO – An intimate Pow wow at Kateri Memorial Hospital in Kahnawake
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The traditional summer Pow wow in Kahnawake held place in front of the Kateri Memorial Hospital on June 14.

The event was meant to help residents deal with the isolation caused by the pandemic, especially for elderly people.

The community’s culture was celebrated differently in respect of social distancing rules, explained the event’s organizer, John N. McComber to Kahnawake’s local television station (KTV).

« He wanted to do something special for the elders, added Lisa Westaway, Executive Director of the hospital. We met to look at logistics and how we could make it happen. »

Traditional music, singing and outfits were the centre of the celebrations.

Kateri Memorial Hospital Centre Powwow

On Sunday, June 14th, 2020, a Powwow was held for the residents of the Kateri Memorial Hospital Centre. Lisa Westaway, Mouchie Goodleaf and John McComber were on location for the event.

Posted by Mohawk Council of Kahnawake on Monday, June 22, 2020

 

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