, 2022-11-14 19:41:23,
Calgary, Nov. 14, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Indigenous GenZ and Millennial founders spearhead a refreshing take on Truth & Reconciliation while paving a movement toward envisioning Canada’s road to T&R with action and tangible programming for all people.
Globally-respected Indigenous founders, artists and musicians from across Alberta, BC, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan will converge in downtown Calgary during the Four Winds Indigenous Market & Showcase, an event that brings the heart and soul of Indigenous innovation to YYC and Canada.
How it began:
When Tony (CEO) & Melissa Tootoosis (COO) founded and hosted the first 4 Winds Indigenous Market & Showcase ( https://www.fourwindsyyc.com/) in March of 2022, they were blown away by the reception from not only Indigenous but the non-Indigenous community across Alberta.
Upwards of 800 people from many different treaty nations and communities across Western Canada attended and contributed to the inaugural grassroots event, which featured music, cultural programming, and a market that cumulated in vibrant powwow dancers, inspiring performers and hip-hop performances, as well as an Indigenous designers’ fashion show.
The movement had begun.
It was clear to the Tootoosis family that Albertans were craving an inclusive event and space to celebrate and support the Indigenous arts, culture and entrepreneurs from across our region.
“I think many Canadians feel Truth&Rec should be about more than reading land…
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