The Manito Ahbee Festival celebrates 15 years of Indigenous, Metis and Inuit music, arts and culture, from the heart of Turtle Island - Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada!

In 2020, the festival goes virtual, featuring signature programming on our social media platforms, that include the Manito Ahbee Kick-Off and Pow wow, the IMA Virtual Music and Arts Program, an online Indigenous Marketplace and Getting Jiggy With It, jigging competition!


Our Events

Kick Off & Lighting of the Sacred Fire

July 12, 2020
Travel with the Manito Ahbee Festival to the Sacred Site, located in White Shell Provincial Park, to kick-off the virtual Manito Ahbee Festival and lighting of the sacred fire!

Manito Ahbee Pow Wow

July 12-18, 2020
Presented by North West Company
Sponsored by Eagle Vision

Getting Jiggy With It

August 1-15, 2020
In honour of the Metis community, their vibrant history and dance style that has been mastered for decades.

Youth Education Programming

August 15, 2020 & On Going
Sponsored by NIB Trust Fund

Youth Art Challenge

August 17 & 18, 2020
*Open to First Nations, Metis and Inuit youth, 13 - 17 years old. We want to see your painting, drawing, sketching skills!
Presented by Wawanesa Insurance

Spirit Visions

August 21-28, 2020
Presented by APTN

IMA Virtual Music and Arts Program

September & October 2020
Featuring: IMA Legacy and Performance Series, Music Industry Panels and Music Video Competition
Presented by APTN

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Message for Registered Dancers – Alternative Uploading Option

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Manito Ahbee Festival presents its Virtual Powwow and online festival for 2020

June 9, 2020 Treaty One Territory, MB. _  We are excited to…