The 14th Annual Manito Ahbee Festival will take place in Winnipeg, Manitoba,  Canada May 15 - 19, 2019.   The Festival’s mandate is to celebrate music, arts, and culture in the heart of Turtle Island. 

The Festival honours the Manito Ahbee sacred site, our elders, ancestors, communities and global nation and welcomes everyone to share their knowledge, gifts and history.

Sodexo is a proud Sponsor of the Manito Ahbee Volunteer Program. The power of partnerships, Sodexo presents The Outstanding Award 2019.

The Board of governors, staff and organizers of the Manito Ahbee Festival express deep gratitude for all citizens, supporters and communities who have come together to make the Festival what it is today.

The Manito Ahbee Festival is looking for volunteers to join us in creating this amazing event.

Volunteers are needed in the following areas:

●      Kick Off - May 15, 2019

●      Youth Education Day - May 17, 2019

●      Music Conference - May 16 & 17, 2019

●      Indigenous Music Awards - May 17, 2019

●      Powwow & Indigenous Marketplace and Trade Show May 18 & 19, 2019

Register to volunteer at the 2019 Manito Ahbee Festival. Fill out the form below or download the form.

For more information, please contact Violet Skye-Thomas, Volunteer Manager by email at

Age Group

Volunteer Orientation will take place May 2, 2019 at the Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre located at 445 King Street Winnipeg, Manitoba at 4:30pm. Light refreshments will be provided.