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Ojibwe (Temagami First Nation) /

Deanne Hupfield

Host of How to Powwow Dance on Youtube, Deanne Hupfield is Ojibwe from Temagami First Nation. She was raised in Thunder Bay Ontario. Deanne dances Fancy Shawl, Jingle Dress and Hoop dance. She has spent her life reconnecting to the culture that was taken from her mother through the 60’s Scoop. Everything that she has learned about culture and pow wow she has brought back to her community. She has been teaching powwow dance and Regalia making in her community for over 20 years. Now she shares her stories in hopes to build awareness of Indigenous culture.