Bryden Gwiss Kiwenzie is a Pow-Wow singer/song maker and Men’s Traditional Dancer. He has grown up on the Pow-Wow Trail learning songs, drum teachings and has been dancing Mens Traditional Style for 30 years. He is Originally from Neyaashiinigaming (Cape Croker) but currently residing in Sudbury, Ontario. He works at Shkagamik Kwe Health Centre in Sudbury giving drum teachings to the youth about proper drum etiquette and pow wow songs.
Bryden was also nominated for a Juno, Indigenous Album Of The Year 2017, on his debut album release entitled Round Dance & Beats. Which fuses Traditional pow wow songs with modern hip hop production. He has also been nominated for Best Hand Drum Album and Best New Artist at the Indigenous Music Awards held in Winnipeg May 19, 2017.
The Harpoonist & the Axe Murderer
My Son the Hurricane
The Hut People
Circle’s Corner Dance Band
T.Nile (Visit postponed until Summerfolk 44)
Polky Village Band
Bryden Gwiss Kiwenzie
Scenic City Film Festival
The Primary Colours (Doug Cox, Linda McRae, Kim Richey)
Vita Twirlin’ Diva
Emily Gilbart (Youth Discoveries)
Fork ‘n Harp (Youth and Discoveries)
Esther’s Family (Youth Discoveries)
Basset (Youth Discoveries)
Willem James Cowan ( Youth Discoveries)
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