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Event Showcased: Florence Highway and Jingle Dancer

event showcased: We are first peoples here and we have a lot to offer, said Florence Highway, an elder from Pelican Narrows, who blessed the event, according to CBC. We have friendship, we're open, educated, and we can provide some kind of assistance as they adjust to the new surroundings. Like the name says First Nations. The event showcased the dancing of Randi Lynn Nanemahoo Candline, a jingle dancer from Bigstone Cree Nation, who then taught others how to execute simple steps. Bridget Yard/CBC News Newcomers to Canada are not always exposed to Indigenous culture, but events like this one could lead to better understanding, Highway said. Saskatoon Mayor Charlie Clark, elder Florence Highway and Ali Abkubar, executive director of the Saskatoon Open Door Society, cut the cake at Wednesday's diversity celebration. ( As reported in the news.