Courtney-Dawn Anaquod

Renowned Jigging Champion and Founder , Qu’Appelle Valley Dancers

Courtney-Dawn Anaquod hails from Muscowpetung Saulteaux First Nation (Fort Qu’Appelle) and currently resides in Saskatoon. She is one of Saskatchewan’s renowned jigging champions, a youth mentor, a jigging instructor, and the founder of the Qu’Appelle Valley Dancers. Courtney-Dawn is the granddaughter of the late fiddling champion Morris Anaquod, jigging champion Theresa Anaquod, and the great-granddaughter of the late Joe Amyotte. Courtney is a self-taught jigger whose inspiration comes from her grandparents. She continues to carry on the Anaquod legacy, sharing her talents with the youth across Saskatchewan and northern Saskatchewan.