GOING MILES is a leadership initiative, created for the sole purpose of fostering a positive environment for Indigenous youth to grow and interact with today’s top Indigenous talent, through the medium of the arts. With Indigenous peoples being one of the fastest demographics growing today, a change is needed to lead a more healthy lifestyle with the chance of positive expression.
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WHAT WE DO
Going Miles strives to Motivate, Inspire, Lead, Empower, and transform our youth to Succeed. Going Miles will provide laughter and learning to complement front line workers and counselors in the community, assisting youth to develop positive attitudes and self esteem in their personal growth and inner development.
Interactive workshops, dance parties, self-esteem building, profound and life changing barrier breaking exercises, performances with youth, keynote speeches, caregiver workshops and professional Indigenous traditional and mainstream entertainment.
We will go the Extra MILE to promote and deliver to your youth and community, tools to assist them in a healthy and holistic lifestyle and positive self expression.
INTERACTRIVE WORKSHOPS ON A VARIETY OF SUBJECTS SUCH AS… YOUTH EMPOWERMENT, LEADERSHIP, PARENTING, EDUCATION, BUSINESS AND CAREER DEVELOPMENT, GANGS, SUICIDE PREVENTION, DRUGS AND ALCOHOL, TELEVISION AND FILM.
WE USE OUR TALENTS TO BRING THE FUN, BOOK US FOR OUR WORLD RENOWN COMEDY HYPNOSIS SHOW, MENTALISM AND MAGIC ACTS, STANDUP COMEDY, LIVE MUSICAL PERFORMANCE AND EVEN OUR AMAZING DJ AND DANCE PARTY SERVICES
THE BEST PART OF OUR JOB IS TO INSPIRE OTHERS AND A GOOD KEYNOTE IS A GREAT WAY TO GET LIFE OFF TO A GREAT START. CONSIDER US FOR YOUR CONFERENCE OR GRADUCATION EVENTS.
MENTORING AND LIFE COACHING
CUSTOMIZED ONE-ON-ONE SESSIONS, SMALL GROUPS OR THE LARGEST EVENTS WE HELP YOU DISCOVER AND REALIZE YOUR LIFE’S VISION OR HELP YOU MAKE A DENT IN LIFE’S GREATEST CHALLENGES.
CONFERENCE IN A BOX
ASK US ABOUT OUR CONFERENCE IN A BOX, WE BRING A BIT OF EVERYTHING AND IS AN EASY ONE- STOP-SHOP ALL ENCOMPASSING SOLUTION FOR YOUR NEXT EVENT.
PUTTING ON A CONFERENCE DOESN’T NEED TO BE HARD!
BUSINESS AND LEADERSHIP
WE ARE ALL BUSINESS OWNERS AND HAVE LEARNED A LOT THROUGH THE PROCESS. WE CAN HELP BUILD AN ARMY OF THE WORLD NEXT ENTREPRENEURS.
The Going M.I.L.E.S Team
CEO/Professional Actor/Writer/Director/Facilitator/Youth Activist
Dakota House is an Indigenous Actor who has a successful career in numerous movies and television productions. With over 15 years of sobriety, Dakota strives to motivate, lead, empower our youth to succeed from coast to coast to coast. Dakota comes from a small Indigenous community in northern Alberta and whom at a young age his mother moved him to the inner-city in Edmonton. Dakota has been honoured by being traditionally adopted by several communities across the country that he has worked with.
Best known for his role as Tee Vee Tenia on the CBC Series “North of 60”, Dakota has starred in numerous feature films and made numerous guest star appearances in shows such as Heartland and the X- Files. Dakota is a dedicated father with over a decade of sobriety and his background in Martial Arts. Dakota prides himself on being a strong role model for youth. For over two decades he has devoted much of his time to educating youth on motivation, self- esteem and making positive choices. He has travelled across Canada extensively, bringing hope and inspiration to youth through his Going Miles presentations, youth conferences and other special events.
Comedy Hypnotist & Mentalist/Producer/Facilitator/Youth Activist
Scott was born in Selkirk, Manitoba. He is a descendant of Sandy Bay Ojibway Nation and the historic Red River Manitoba Métis. He holds a Bachelor of Education in Drama and Intercultural Education. He is a co-author of the business book: “Energize Your Entreprenurial Spirit”.
In addition to bringing laughter and entertainment to communities, organizations and schools, Scott is world renown for his comedy hypnosis show and is heavily immersed in working with youth and was a past recipient of an Alberta Aboriginal Youth Role Model Award , an Alberta Business Award of Distinction, as well as being a 2015 recipient of the Native American 40 under 40 award. Scott Ward now travels extensively across North America as a full-time Comedy Hypnotist and Motivational Speaker.
Sheila is a registered member of Muscogee Creek Nation and is a champion of Native American issues. She recently partnered with BuzzFeed to speak about a variety of topics including Native mascots to cultural appropriation. She has performed all around the United States at some of the world’s most noteworthy and infamous theaters & comedy clubs as “The Princess of Dark Comedy.” She found viral internet fame when her YouTube series was seen on Saturday Night Live. She has earned production access to YouTube Space LA in partnership to Google Inc. She is a comedy writer and digital media producer with hits approaching a collective 50 million views.
She currently speaks in colleges around the country as an advocate on gender issues & diversity in the media, most recently at UCLA through the Media Image Coalition & Cal Poly Pomona during the Native American Youth Pipeline Program. She also loves eating things that aren’t meat and working on her memoir slated for release.
- I feel so good about life I have a zero tolerance policy for any negativity that isn’t from a pregnancy test.