The REdpath Movement
RedPath is a lifestyle committed to living a life of sobriety, respect, friendship, love, and empowerment. It is a journey committed to healing our past, and moving towards reaching our highest potential. Part of walking the RedPath is a dedication to living a healthy lifestyle free of drugs and alcohol, which James and Marika are proud to say they have done for many years. RedPath performances and empowerment programs powerfully blend Indigenous culture and modern flow arts, using it to connect with and inspire spectators around the world.
Together, James and Marika have toured across Canada, the U.S, and Europe where they had the opportunity to perform in from of the Royal family and the President of France at the 100th Anniversary of Vimy Ridge. RedPath Talent is always looking for new opportunities to perform and share their stories worldwide.
James Jones is a Traditional First Nations Hoop Dancer who has performed and traveled across Europe, China, Australia, and North America. Some of James' notable performances include; 2010 Vancouver Olympics, 2014 Juno Awards, the 2015 Coachella Music Festival, and the 2015 Sydney Opera House. James has worked with such artists as K-OS and Snoop Dogg. In 2009, James appeared as a finalist on the popular TV show "So You Think You Can Dance Canada." For the past 4 years, James has toured with Juno Award winning group "A Tribe Called Red”. James also holds a degree in social work and enjoys mentoring youth and sharing his talents and culture worldwide.
Marika Sila is an Inuit actress from Yellowknife, NWT. She is best known for her work on the popular TV series ‘The Twilight Zone’ where she played the lead role as Sergeant Yuka Mongoyak, the first female Inuit police officer to attain the rank of Sergeant in the state of Alaska. Marika also specializes in stunts and special skills including, hoop dancing, fire spinning, sword and staff handling. She started her special skills journey as a hoop dancer, and was recently voted Canadian Hoop Dancer of the Year. Marika is currently filming a TV series called ‘Tribal’, and is passionate about sharing their RedPath Empowerment programs to schools and communities across the world. You can watch her episode #4 of ‘The Twilight Zone’ on CBS All Access, or download it on ITunes.