Daniel Pelletier (Melissa Magawa Tick) is Metis of Ojibway and French heritage; he carries teachings from Northern Ontario.
As a Pipe Carrier, he has participated in and conducted many ceremonies. He completed a four-year cycle at a Sundance and continues to carry those teachings in his daily life. Also, Daniel is an accomplished drum maker and has held many drum workshops in Ontario and Manitoba.
During his presentations, Daniel addresses many subjects on Native Spirituality. According to oral tradition, he shares his teachings of the Four Directions, the Berry Fast, the Sundance, Ceremonies and much more. He also shares his experience working with residential school survivors and the effect it has had on Native Communities.
Participants get a first-hand look at the many sacred items he carries as part of his bundle. Daniel shares his spirit while drumming, playing the flute and singing traditional songs.