Wase Saba (Black Bear)
Wase Saba Experiences is a full-service Indigenous cultural education and performance provider. Founder & Operator Sissy Thiessen Kootenayoo is a Two Spirit Treaty 6 Nakota Sioux, Cree & German cultural educator, Powwow dancer, instructor and multidisciplinary performing artist. Sissy has gained and shared knowledge, offerings and performance by travelling all over Turtle Island and has taken stages in New York, Montana, Alberta Legislature, Edmonton City Hall, Edmonton Folk Festival and at various marches, rallies & community events.
Since 2014, Sissy has been living and working as an Indigenous artist, performer, producer, community leader, and facilitator based out of Edmonton, Alberta. Through Wase Saba Experiences, Sissy lives her passion of educating audiences from all around the world on Treaty 6 Indigenous history, issues, and culture.