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Keeshig Spade


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Keeshig Spade (Keeshigbahnahnkut) is a six year-old Anishinabe from Lac des Mille Lacs First Nation. He currently resides with his family in Sudbury, ON where he attends Alexander Public School. Keeshig enjoys being a big brother to Kiniw and Wakinyan and he enjoys doing many things with them including playing outside, swimming and dancing men's traditional at powwows. Keehshig is a member of the sturgeon clan and has a gift for sharing stories and singing songs. Keeshig's favorite time of the year is when he gets to go back west in the summer to be with his kookums and great kookum.