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Nick's Cultural Programs

Nick Hockings is a member of the Lac Du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Ojibwe Indians. He is a traditional pipe carrier, and is a certified teacher of the Ojibwe language and culture.

Nick has traveled extensively throughout the Great Lakes region giving various performances for groups of grade school and high school students, university students, and special interest groups. He has given cultural presentations at Indian Summer Festival in Milwaukee, Wisconsin for over ten years. Nick has also appeared in T.V. documentaries, talk shows and specials, and on numerous radio talk shows, often sharing his philosophy that there is only one race - the human race.

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Many times educators seek field trip opportunities for their students so that they can be exposed to more direct learning experiences. Nick offers a unique "in house" field trip : He comes directly to you. His program is flexible and includes direct participation. He gears his presentations to varying levels of comprehension.

Depending on individual requests, Nick's presentations might include:

  • Artist in Residence
  • Legends of the Ojibwe Indians
  • Introduction to the Ojibwe Language
  • Medicine Wheel Prophecies
  • Talking Stick
  • Ceremonies
  • Cultural Dancing
  • Explanations of the many artifacts he brings with him
  • Ojibwe Heritage and Treaties
  • AODA Issues
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