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There was a time not too long ago when the drum could only be heard in the distance. The people knew it was out there somewhere…but where? And who were those people banging on the drums - Indians perhaps? What did it mean?

May 26, 2010

Pictured at Left is the Mastins General Store at 43 Queen Street as it appeared during the middle of the last century. By this time, it had already established itself as a place for social convergence, bringing together people from the neighbouring communities of Manitowaning and Wikwemikong.

May 7 – June 5, 2010

Textile Art Exhibition by Bill Shawanda

Aanii. I am Bill Shawanda, an Artist, a Designer and a Story Teller, living in the remote. I have been on a journey with Debajehmujig Theatre Group for many seasons. While on this path I have been given many gifts and opportunities. Debajehmujig has given to me the worlds of Costume, Performance, Historical and Cultural Teachings, Travel, Meeting and Learning from other Artists and Stories.

March 30, 2010

In February 2010, Debajehmujig was commissioned by the Department of Lands and Natural Resources in Wikwemikong to write and perform a custom show about land use. The play entitled “Re:Conncect” was conceptualized with the knowledge that our ways of using the land and taking care of the land are somewhat skewed. We’ve created an imbalance from the land that we once lived off because of our “drive-thru” lifestyles.

March 25, 2010

De-ba-jeh-mu-jig Theatre Group was commissioned by the Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation, Social and Health Services department to create an original performance that focused on the effects of Drug and Alcohol Abuse in native communities.

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