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  Wayne Lavallee

Wayne Lavallee will be performing at the Aboriginal Health Conferece. To learn more about him visit his website at




 Lisa Odjig


Lisa will be performing Hoop Dance at Health Conference. Odawa/Ojibwe Nation from Wikwemikong, Manitoulin Island, Ontario. She Moved back to Ontario Nov 2007.

She is a two time World Champion Hoop Dancer and has won several other Hoop dance championships throughout North America. She is the first woman to win World Champion title held annually in Phoenix, AZ. Lisa was a guest on Canada AM, performed at Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, UTAH, won Aborigianl Achievement Awards, won Aboriginal People's Choice Music Awards, performed at the Banff Film Festival, Calgary Stampede and the Canada Day Celebration at Parliament Hill. Lisa has also performed for Queen Elizabeth II, the Prime Minister of Canada. She has also performed professionally nationally and internationally, such as Italy, France, Holland, Isreal, Bethlehem, Jerusalem,Korea (3 months), Germany, Mexico, United States and Canada. Lisa is smoke, drug and alcohol free


John Homer


Title of Performance: Native Song/Dance Healing

About Performance:
Why We Dance, To dance is to pray, To pray is to heal, To heal is to give, To give is to live, To live is to dance

John Homer grew up in Hamilton. He has had numerous experiences with Aboriginal dance. Back in 1997, he took on a leadership role of a six month native performing arts training program, which involved 26 participants. The training incorporated native song and dance structure, sign language, vocal training, staging, and routines. He has also worked with other native dance group s and native organizations. John has had recent workshops, shows and gigs. In addition, he has worked for the Aboriginal Health Centre of Hamilton, teaching native song and dance. He has also taught at a few high schools, such as  Sir John A. Macdonald and Cathedral, a few public schools, such as Sandford Ave. and Queen Mary and in Niwasa pre-school. John has traveled across North America as a representative, doing native song and dance performing arts shows and gigs. John is currently self-employed and has been taking work as it comes. He has been involved in his spiritual walk of life since he was about 7 and he is keen on helping others find their spiritual well being as he has through song and dance.