Rimara Bear

Rimara Bear. Submitted.

This is Rimara Bear

She is 14 years old 

A Fancy Shawl dancer 

She has been dancing since she was 4 years old 
She recently won a Spiritual cultural award called Spirit Seeker out of Grand Prarie Albert Friendship Center, coming in first across all the Canadian provinces 
Rimara lives a very Traditional lifestyle  She is involved in ….
Women’s Hand Drumming Group  Medicine picking  Sweats  Sewing Ribbon Skirts  Beading 
Jigging  Moon ceremonies 
She is also the face of Prince Albert Transit 
She volunteers at local food programs 

Piano lessons for 5 years 

She has worked as a volunteer at saskatoon friendship inn 
She role models her culture in school Organizing other youth to wear ribbon skirts or Orange shirt day 
She uses her own money before Christmas each year to buy up to 50 coffees from A&W handing them out around downtown to everyone walking around in the cold!! 
She wanted to dance for the healing and prayers of mother earth during this COVID-19 crisis 
Encouraging other youth to also do something for the crisis