Cama-i

Students from all over the YK Delta produced two videos about the 2015 Cama-i Dance Festival. The intensive course is aimed at training and preparing students for careers in media and information technologies.

The 2015 Cama-i Dance Festival theme was “A Festival for Hope and Healing”. LKSD eJournalism examine what that means for them.

Christian Parrish, A.K.A. SupaMan, performed in this year’s Cama-i Dance Festival. The Crow Nation hip-hop artist raps in positive words encouraging children and teens to be better people.

Cama-i 2015 celebrated the diversity of the YK Delta and world. Dean Swope /KYUK.

Cama-i 2015 celebrated the diversity of the YK Delta. Dean Swope /KYUK.

The Cama-i festival packed the Bethel Regional High School gym for a weekend of dancing, singing, and celebrating life in the YK Delta.

Traditional and modern dance groups from the YK Delta and native performers from across the country came to Bethel to express in song and dance this year’s timeless theme: Generations Celebrating Through Dance.

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Byron Nicholai will peform at Cama-i 2015. Photo courtesy of Byron Nicholai.

Byron Nicholai will peform at Cama-i 2015. Photo courtesy of Byron Nicholai.

Cama-i 2015 is right around the corner. This year the annual festival will take place in Bethel, April 17th through 19th. KYUK’s Daysha Eaton interviewed co-coordinator of Cama-i Dance Festival Linda Curda recently to get the details on this year’s festival.

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Megan Leary is the 2014 first runner up of the Miss Indian World competition, which concluded Saturday night at the Gathering of Nations in Albuquerque. The contest brings together young, indigenous culture bearers from all over North America. Leary won the competition for best speech and best talent for her skin sewing.

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Meet Miss Cama-i 2014

by Daysha Eaton on April 4, 2014

 

Alessa of Bethel is Miss Camai 2014.

Alessa of Bethel, Miss Camai 2014.

Alessa Poe was crowned Miss Cama-i 2014 at the annual Cama-i Dance Festival in Bethel earlier this month.

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