Indigenous Community Concert | Sultans of String "Walking Through the Fire"

Monday, June 17, 2024 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

In celebration of National Indigenous History Month and National Indigenous Peoples Day, the Office of Indigenous Relations is excited to host an Indigenous Community Concert featuring the Waking Through the Fire. Light refreshments will be provided.

About the performance

Award-winning First Nations, Metis, and Inuit artists performing with 3x JUNO Award nominees Sultans of String, "Walking Through the Fire" is a musical multimedia event unlike any other! From Métis fiddling to an East Coast Kitchen Party, Rumba to Rock, to the drumming of the Pacific Northwest, experience the beauty and diversity of music from Turtle Island/Canada with Alyssa Delbaere-Sawchuk of the Métis Fiddler Quartet, Ojibwe/Finnish Singer-Songwriter Marc Meriläinen (Nadjiwan), Coast Tsm’syen Elder and Singer-Songwriter Shannon Thunderbird, and The North Sound, performing on stage, as well as virtual guests on the big screen including Dr. Duke Redbird, the Northern Cree Pow Wow group, Inuit singers Kendra Tagoona & Tracy Sarazin, and more!

Sultans of String

Event Details

Date: Monday, June 17, 2024
Location: Federation Hall, University of Waterloo

  • 6:00PM | Doors open with light refreshments 
  • 6:45PM | Program begins
  • 7:45PM | Intermission
  • 9:00PM | Closing remarks

Registration is free and open to the Indigenous campus community of UWaterloo and to all Indigenous community members of the Waterloo Region. We also welcome the broader UWaterloo campus community and beyond.