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Miss Chief Rocka, Angela Miracle Gladue

By Steven Franco

Angela Miracle Gladue aka Lunacee, is a nehiyaw (Cree)/Greek Interdisciplinary Artist from the Treaty 6 Territory of
amiskwaciy-wâskahikan (Edmonton, Alberta). At age 6 she began cultural dancing through a Metis and Powwow
dance program at her school and performed regularly throughout western Canada with the Red River Wheelers
and her school’s powwow performance group.

Her background in HipHop dance began as a Bgirl in 2003 through the influence, mentorship and collaboration of
Indigenous HipHop performance group, The Red Power Squad and became a member of the Fly Girlz Dance Crew
in 2008.

Since 2016, Angela has toured as one of the lead dancers for The Halluci Nation (Formally known as A Tribe Called Red) and has also performed alongside The Doors, Lido Pimienta, Jeremy Dutcher, and Cris Derksen to name a few. She has opened up for major recording artists such as TLC, Sean Paul, Lil’ Kim, Maestro, GrandMaster Flash, Busta Rhymes, and the America’s Best Dance Crew tour. Selected accomplishments include: Performing and choreographing at the 2007, 2008, 2013 and 2015 Indspire Awards (formally the National Indigenous Achievement Awards), 2016 PoundMaker Lodge Pow-Wow – Iron Woman Champion, Performing at the 2017 Juno Awards with The Halluci Nation, 2016 PoundMaker Lodge Pow-Wow Iron Woman Champion, a World Hip-Hop Championship Bronze Medalist with her crew the Fly Girlz who also won 1st Place at the Canadian Hip-Hop Championships and are three time winners of Artists Emerge Dance Crew Competition. She is currently a dance educator through The Washington Ballet and City Dance DC and a 2023-2024 Culture Caucus Member at The Kennedy Center, Social Impact program.