MGBHLM First Nation holds first-of-its kind uplifting gala – SaskToday.ca

Dozens of artists, including powwow dancers, musicians, a comedian, and a motivational speaker, highlighted the gala honoring recently passed Young Boady and a young first nation boy Kynyon Starchief-Walkingbear as he battles cancer.

MGBHLM FIRST NATION – Major themes at MGBHLM’s first-ever Uplifting Gala included community healing, lifting up Indigenous voices, and togetherness.

The first-of-its-kind event was held to both honour and remember Anita Moosimin’s nephew, Young Boady, uplift other budding First Nation talents in the community, and raise funds to support their guest of honour, Kynyon Starchief-Walkingbear and his family, as he fights cancer.

The event included budding First Nation talent such as,

Cheyenna (Shy) Sapp, a stand-up comedian from Little Pine First Nation currently finishing a degree at USask in the arts, Dakota (Dekoy) Shepherd, a grass dancer, musician, and motivational speaker, and various musicians and dancers from the area.

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