Dallas Arcand Jr., a 20 - year old hoop dancer from Alexander First Nation, Alta. leaves next week to perform at the Cultural Olympiad Art Performance Festival as part of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Dallas teams up with Wendy Walker and Dawn von Arnim, who make up a cappella group Reconciliation. Their performance will proudly showcase Alberta and Indigenous people at the world event.
Her son had the best sense of humour, it was dry and witty and he always had a way of making her laugh. He was handsome, smart and sensitive and he truly cared about the world and the people in it. He loved music and his family very much but in the end, he ended up in a place where living was more painful than dying.
They see the beauty of the world in a way that is unique to only them. They enjoy the simple pleasures offered in life that you and I usually take for granted. They like to laugh and be silly and run around in the playground. They will stop and smell a pretty flower and pause to listen to the secrets’ the wind carries. They love animals, art, music and photography and they know they are not like any other boys their age.
She knows your wondering about it; she can feel your glances and curious stares when you first look at her. She knows because you’re not the first person to stare at her like this and wonder what happened...
She was told to wait and have a seat, with her legs not quite touching the floor she swung them back and forth not quite understanding what was about to unfold.
We are so excited to announce that we are headed to New York for fashion week Cancerland x Anaono February 2018.
You can say he saved her life. He persisted she get checked again and she really didn’t want to because she was just there, just had the mammogram done and the Dr. said, “everything is fine, see you in two years”. So, in reality, her husband saved her life.
His nightmares didn’t start right away, neither did his screams. He was tough and didn’t think he would be one of them who suffered at night reliving the horrors of the days gone by. After seeing so much destruction, he would thrash around and his screams merged with everyone else who had to endure the terrors of the war.