The Six Foot Initiative began in the garden in the summer of 2009 with a project called Thrive – A Community Collaboration in the Gardens. Artists Elisha Sidlar and Jessica Wilde Peltier worked with a group of young women to establish a garden and creatively explore their relationship to nourishment. The group included Sabrina Mishibinijima, Courtenay Peltier, Chenya Brissard, Taashiina Brissard, and Nani Bell.
This year we honor all things made of wood, and all things that we harvest from the woods.
Throughout the festival there will be workshops and demonstrations ranging from wood carving to rocket stove heaters, and from preparing wild meats to identifying local tree species.
Foo, a skeptical, nomadic peddler, strikes an unlikely friendship with Saucisse, a new-age vegetarian pig. Foo is horrified when he discovers the awful truth about Saucisse's Divine Plan. Will Foo make the right choice and honour his friend's wishes? Or take action and alter the pig's destiny?
Le Gallerie du Nouvel Onatrio (Sudbury) in collaboration with Debajehmujig - Storytellers and 4Elements. Inspired by the location itself, a group of multi-disciplinary artists created work throughout the day and presented a performance in the evening on site at the Ruins, on August 3, 2013
Many gathered to show their art after learning a variety of techniques and styles of lantern making during the Inter-Generational Lantern Making Workshops.
Pop up Performance Art
The large painted garage door facing Queen Street in Manitowaning opened for 7 minutes on Wednesdays and Fridays this summer to reveal a wide variety of unique and unexpected surprises. Local and visiting artists and performers rallied up to provide 7 minutes of something that was surely unexpected! Without warning, the door closed again until the next scheduled Side Show.
Transformation Project 2013 at 83 Wellington is back in action with the ground ready to plant. Cold weather vegetables are in the ground. Warm weather vegetable plants are in pots at Debajehmujig Creation Centre ready and waiting for the last frost. This summer‘s transformational highlights include a variety of building projects, as well as the 83 wellington house project.
Friday July 26th, Holy Cross Mission Ruins, Wikwemikong
It was that time of year again - time to dance your pants off. This year's theme: Soul Train! A night of 60s feel-good craziness! A night to eat and laugh and of coarse, dance!. Thank You for Enjoying this wild day of 60's love with us and we hope to see you at the next event.
Second year students at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine(NOSM) spend a month in two different rural communities. During this time, learners participate in four Community Learning Sessions(CLS). In the past, students have spent time with pharmacists, chiropractors, dieticians, traditional healers and in tele-ophthalmology visits.