We could talk about the elaborate costumes, and the equally elaborate ways she has of removing them so as to delight the eye. More specifically, the tattoo that covers most of her upper back, an impressive design that incorporates perfect orbs, swirling curves, and some text that only a special few will be able to read. So I sent him some pictures of beadwork symbols, and then I sat down with him and explained the patterns that we use in our beadwork, and what each symbol means. But behind the act is serious intent: her aim is not only to look good, but to help Indigenous women reclaim their sexuality as central to their existence. For me, in times of trouble women braid their hair to centre us, to ground us, and to keep ourselves close to Mother Earth. I was crossing the street close to Woodland Park on the bike lane with my dogo when you rode your
Burlesque queen Lauren Ashley Jiles performs to help Indigenous women reclaim their sexuality
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Routines sometimes last up to eight minutes and transition over two or three traditional burlesque melodies, which defies the typical four minute rule at other festivals and major events. It was a huge honour to have competed with such a stellar cast. Each and every woman brought it hard. This number was less about what I thought the judges might want to see and more about what I wanted to give the audience — and I walked off that stage feeling like I had left every ounce of myself on the floorboards.