Beany John is Plains Cree and Taino from Kehewin Cree Nation, Alberta. She is a Dancer, Storyteller and Teacher. She is one of two women in Canada given permission to be part of the Grass Dance Society and was initiated in 1998. She is a champion Grass Dancer and Hoop Dancer and has been training, touring and teaching with Kehewin Native Dance Theatre since childhood. She has worked in both First Nations and Urban centres throughout Canada and the United States and has toured internationally throughout New Zealand, Australia, Mexico, Switzerland and has toured to Paris and Venice. In 2012, Beany toured with the Nelly Furtado Indistructable tour dancing Hoop for Nelly’s song, Big Hoops. She shares the Traditional art of Hoop Dancing blended with Contemporary music. Wonder, Appreciation and Excitement have filled the hundreds of audiences she has performed for.