CULTURE: 2014 Calgary Stampede Indian Village Princess

Introducing Carly Weaselchild, the 2014 Calgary Stampede Indian Village Princess Carly Weaselchild from the Siksika Nation was recently crowned the 2014 Calgary Stampde Indian Princess. Her role represents First Nations from Treaty 7; Siksika, Tsuu T’ina, Stoney, Piikani and...

TWO SPIRIT: with Jeffery Waterchief

Two-Spirit Perspective by Jeffery Waterchief  Oki! Nisto nitsinhkasim Piinoamahka. I am Carries Gun Far. I am 26 years young hailing from the Siksika Nation reserve about an hour east of the city of Calgary. I am well known as Jeffrey ” JR”  Water Chief. I am proudly 2-Spirited...

Introduction to IksokapiMagazine.com

Oki – Welcome to www.IksokapiMagazine.com An online publication created for Indigenous women, by Indigenous women in North America OKI – Nisto Nitaniko (my name) is Lynn Calf Robe, Owner & Editor of IKSOKAPI Magazine and I am extremely happy to welcome everyone to...

FASHION: Angela DeMontigny

Fashion Designer & Stylist Angela DeMontigny How did you get started as a Fashion Designer and stylist? I went to college for fashion design/marketing, started my own line at the young age of 24 in Vancouver (hand painted sports wear) then moved to Toronto and worked for the...

EMPLOYMENT: Introducing New Director

Name: Amber-Dawn Bear Robe, Position: Director, Pablita Velarde Indigenous Women in the Arts Musuem (Sante Fe, New Mexico) By Jonathan Breaker I’m writing this profile as a new resident of Sante Fe, New Mexico for Iksokapi Magazine showcasing a glimpse of the role Indigenous...

BUSINESS: One Voice Media

ONE VOICE MEDIA (OVM) – bringing everyday stories and experiences to life! by Sue Solway BUSINESS Profile: One Voice Media (OVM) – owned and operated by Siksika Nation members Sue Solway and Candace Backfat.  Mission Statement – One Voice Media is a...

RECREATION: Powwow Pump

Powwow Pump Powwow Pump is a high energy cardio class inspired by powwow dancing began in 2011 is led by experienced dancer Monica Ethier, and Social Enterprise Coordinator with Wabano Fitness, a program with the Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health in Ontario. Wabano offers a...

SPORTS: Basketball Star Malayah Bruno

Name: Malayah Bruno Age: 17 Grade: 12 School: St. Mary’s High School Sport: Basketball Team Name: Saints Position: Guard/Centre/Forward 17 year old Basketball Sensation Malayah Bruno will be representing St. Mary’s Girls Basketball team this season in Calgary,...

HOME: First Time Home Buyer

First Time Home Buyer: Margo Sitting Eagle   Margo Sitting Eagle from the Siksika Nation shares her experience as a first time home buyer with hopes of inspiring others to do the same. At just 28 years old Margo represents a growing demographic of young women who are purchasing...