Debajehmujigjig was invited to participate in an outside wilderness conference for the Manitoulin Health Unit, in which they needed actors to develop a variety of medical emergency scenarios for groups of health care professionals out in the wilderness.
Debajehmujig Theatre Group Presents the Fifth Annual Holiday Cabaret
Tickets $50 per person
Sit Down Dinner of Festive Cuisine Two Drinks per Person with Admission Original Live Entertainment Including a Performance of ‘A Huron Carol’
Friday December 17, 2010 7:00 pm Saturday December 18, 2010 7:00 pm Debajehmujig Creation Centre 43 Queen Street, Manitowaning Limited Seating For Tickets and Information please call Audrey at (705) 859-1820 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
November 18, 2010 Laurentian University, Sudbury, Ontario
On November 18, 2010 Margaret Atwood was honoured on her 71st birthday, along with her partner Graeme Gibson and many friends and guests, with celebrations held at Laurentian University in Sudbury, Ontario. Following some welcoming words, congratulations, and a lovely dinner, Debajehmujig actor Joe Osawabine approached the mic and asked Ms. Atwood if would be ok if he introduced her to his cousin Jessica, (actress Jessica Wilde Peltier) in their Ojibway language.
The 6 Foot Festival Exhibition Extended until November 14, 2010! Friday, Saturday, and Sunday 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm Debajehmujig Creation Centre 43 Queen Street, Manitowaning
In total 32 ‘squartists’ participated in this years 6 Foot Festival – representing all parts of the Island, all ages, and all types of squartists. In addition, musicians, actors, artists, cooks, and people who care about Land, Art, and Food were in attendance, as well as many visitors from the general public.
Friday November 5, 2010 Opening Reception 8:00 pm Welcome by 6 Foot Creative Director Elisha Sidlar Artist Dialogue - 6 Feet of Freedom Soup’s on! Bring something to add to the pot!
Saturday November 6, 2010 Public Exhibition - 10:00 am to 6:00 pm All Day Workshops: Squarting 101, Squarting in Public Spaces, Cooking with Bella, Salting with Gino, and more! Jamboree - All Ages! 8:00 pm Music, Food, Sculpture Competition, 1st Annual Zucchini Anonymous Meeting, Storytelling, Open Jam! Bring your stories, your music, and your friends.
Sunday November 7, 2010 Public Exhibition 11:00 am - 4:00 pm Feast 1 pm - Community Potluck
Debajehmujig Creation Centre 43 Queen Street, Manitowaning
September 30 – October 2, 2010 Wahta Mohawk Territory, Ontario
The National Aboriginal Network for Arts Administration (NANAA) annual gathering brought together Aboriginal artists, musicians, writers, and arts administrators from across Canada and the Territories to workshop ideas for expansion and development. Joseph Osawabine, Josh Peltier and Matthew Manitowabi of Debajehmujig - Storytellers were asked to co-facilitate the “Creative Action Circles” component of the gathering in Wahta (Mohawk Territory) in Sept. 30 to Oct. 2, 2010.
The Canada Council for the Arts supports the professional programs and activities of Debajehmujig - Storytellers through an Operating Grant from the Theatre Section. The Canada Council is also supporting the professional and strategic development of multi-disciplinary practice through the Integrated Arts Program
The Ontario Arts Council supports the professional programs and activities of Debajehmujig - Storytellers through an operating grant from the Theatre Section. The Ontario Arts Council also supports the development of the 6’ Festival through the Aboriginal Arts Project Program, as well as the long term self sustainability through the Ontario Arts Investment Fund
The Department of Canadian Heritage through the Canada Arts Training Fund has provided ongoing support for the professional training of Canadian Artists who are enrolled in the National Aboriginal Arts Animator Program at Debajehmujig - Storytellers
The Ontario Trillium Foundation - Province Wide Program - is supporting the groundwork, development and networking for a new multi-disciplinary community based regional festival series called ‘Cyclone’