Ariel Waskewitch

Ariel Waskewitch

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  • Community: Stoney
  • Nation:

    Iyarhe Nakoda


A Traditional Dancer, Singer, Artist and mother of her two year old daughter. Traditionally from the Bighorn reservation apart of the Stoney Nakoda Nation. Ariel dedicates her time creating art primarily bead work and shares her talents with indigenous and non-indigenous youth. Ariel is known for her Womens Traditional Dancing, and was a Jr Princess for the Stoney Nakodas Golden Leaf Classic Powwow, and continues to make her mark on the Powwow trail. Ariel was apart of the youth Delegation from the Stoney Nakoda Nation that attended the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City where she was able to perform the Womens Traditional dance at the Canadian Permanent Mission to the UN and again in Minnesota apart of the World Indigenous Peoples Decade of Water Summit. Ariel also loves to play baseball, volleyball and singing the night away at round dances. In 2018, she went to Baja, Mexico, with the Canmore Rotary Club amd YWAM (Youth With A Mission) to build Homes of Hope for families living in poverty. She also participated in the Global Young Diplomats Forum in London, UK.