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Theland Kicknosway

Theland Kicknosway is an Indigenous youth who uses his voice to spread his message and showcase Indigenous culture. He is wolf clan from the Potawatomi and Cree Nations and is a member of Walpole Island, Bkejwanong Territory. THELAND has been a fixture in the Indigenous community as a Traditional Indigenous dancer, singer, drummer & social media influencer. In 2018, THELAND became the youngest Indspire Laureate named for Culture, Heritage and Spirituality. His path-breaking efforts have also been mentioned in Teen Vogue, Entertainment Tonight, and Complex. In his 18th year in the Physical World, THELAND continues to shine.


Potawatomi/Cree youth Theland Kicknosway carries on his cultural teachings through song and dance. From grass dance to hoop dance, Theland adds his own flare, like his signature LED hoop performance. Dance is an extension of Theland’s advocacy, which includes his annual bike ride and run to raise awareness of the epidemic of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls.

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