Walter MacDonald White Bear

Calgary · Alberta · Canada

Last updated: January 22, 2018

Walter MacDonald White Bear is a Cree singer-songwriter, educator, and motivational speaker originally from the First Nation of Moose Factory, Ontario. Walter has been performing acoustic and flute music for many years. His music is a reflection of his personal journey as a First Nations person in Canada. Performance highlights include The Edmonton Folk Music Festival, The Chiefs Summit with Tom Jackson, The Dream Speakers Festival, The Mountain Song Native Theater, and the World Indigenous Peoples Conference on Education. Walter has shared his cultural knowledge with various audiences from correctional services to principals, teachers and students. He has been invited to give keynote speeches on a range of topics, including social services, justice, education, wellness and the environment.

Music Alive Program Options:

  • Indigenous Arts (Focus on Indigenous world view, plus music featuring native flute, guitar, and drum.)
  • Cross-Cultural Experiences (Possible Themes: Music & Nature, Friends & Family, or Listening & Creativity)

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