The Making Treaty 7 Cultural Society is registered as a non-profit society in Alberta, and an application for federal charitable status is currently underway.
The Annual General Meeting was on Saturday June 16, 2018.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Dr. Andrew Bear Robe, Ph.D – Board Chair
Siksika Nation


Kelli Morning Bull – Vice Chair
Piikani Nation


Dr. Genevieve Fox, B.Ed.M.A.,Ed.D. – Treasurer
Kainaiwa Nation

Carol Mason – Secretary
Kainaiwa Nation

Joyce Doore – Director
Siksika Nation

Autumn Eagle Speaker – Director
Kainaiwa Nation

Hal Eagletail – Director
Tsuut’ina Nation

Amanda Foote – Director

Rebekah Whiteley, B.A.,M.A.,B.Ed. – Director

 

LEADERSHIP

Justin Many Fingers

Artistic Director

Mii-Sum-In-Iskum (Long Time Buffalo Rock) is a Queer, Indigenous, disabled, and MAD artist from the Kanawa Blackfoot Reserve in Southern Alberta. His Canadian name is Justin Many Fingers, an international artist who studied in performing arts. He has worked with the Artists from Australia, Thailand, Nunavut, Japan, Greenland, United States of America, and Mexico. Justin is a graduate of the three-year acting conservatory at the Centre for Indigenous Theatre. He also studied at the Soulpepper Actors Academy and their 2012 season. Many Fingers has trained in numerous dance styles with Jock Sotto, Neil Leremia, Frances Rings, Carlos Rivara as well as Bill Coleman, Alejandro Ronceria and Troy Emery Twigg. He has also attended the Banff Centre’s Indigenous Dance Residence, Toronto Dance Theatre’s Intensive and Kahawi Dance Theatre’s training program and the One Yellow Rabbit Lab intensive. Some of the Directors he worked with are Alanis King, Peter Hinton, Genevieve Blais, Daniel Brooks, Muriel Miguel, Marion de Vries, Rose Stella, and Jessica Carmichael. The Elders he has learned from and work with are Narcisse Blood, Alvine Mountainhorse, Beverly Hungry Wolf, and Raymond Many Bears. Justin has studied in both western and indigenous performing art forms for five and a half years throughout Canada. He is now in the process of creating indigenous performing arts in southern Alberta. Many Fingers is also an emerging Curator, Programmer, Producer, Director, Choreographer, and Creator.

TEAM MEMBERS

Justin Many Fingers,  Artistic Director
JustinManyFingers@makingtreaty7.com

Oli Siska,  Managing Director
oli@makingtreaty7.com

Sue Scott, Project Manager
sue_scott@makingtreaty7.com

Nora Dubois,  Office Administrator
nora@makingtreaty7.com
Kainai Nation