Imagine 20 families living in one building. Impossible? Think again; In remote Attawapiskat there is a severe housing shortage and most people are living in either crowded homes or shacks that many of us would be ashamed to use as a garden shed in our back yard.
On November 15th and 16th 2011, members of Debajehmujig – Storytellers were invited to participate in the Assembly of First Nations National Forum on First Nation Citizenship at the River Cree Resort in Enoch, Alberta. Throughout the day, our artists listened to a number of panelists engaging in discussion around issues related to restoring First Nations’ own decision making and jurisdiction over citizenship in our Nations.
December 8, 2011
Featuring: Peter Mishibinijima, Josephine Pelletier, Henry Peltier, Thecla Pheasant, Lucy Ida Pitawanakwat, Mary Adeline Stacey, Marjorie Trudeau, RoseMarie Trudeau, Stella Trudeau, and Lillian Webkamigad
The 6 Foot Festival - Soaking Wet
Debajehmujig Storytellers - Creation Centre
43 Queen Street, Manitowaning
Debajehmujig’s Outreach and Education Department is honored to join the World Theatre Carousel, an International association among six professional creation companies that are engaged in and inspired by their cultural and environmental heritage. The purpose of the Carousel is to share experiences in process and to provide a forum in the language of theatre to promote a Global environment of theatre learning.
An Honour Story
A story created to honour the community people who have dedicated their lives to the reclamation of our identity, not as Indians, but as Anishaabeg, transforming the sound of the distant drum into the heartbeat of our communities.
August 10, 2011
Make no assumptions about what the elders have been up to lately. You will not believe your eyes or ears.
July 16, 2011
A group of thespians - professional and amateurs, writers and directors, performers and technicians, singers and songwriters, husbands and wives, farmers and pharmacists, and anybody else who signs up, will INKubate - create, write, direct, reherse, and perform.
July 22, 2011
A unique competition that brings together a wide range of writers, for an opportunity to explore the written and spoken word.
A fully charged, electrifying, expressive percussion experiance set to take the island by storm. It's a way of creating a provocative statement without saying a word.