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Project Archive 1998 - 2007

2007

Improv Performance – Theme - Careers
Dryden Career Day, Dryden Ontario
Performers: Eli Kavanaugh, Josh Peltier, Jessica Wilde, Tabitha Peltier, Matthew Manitowabi
 

2006

Improv Performance - Theme – Neuro Linguistic Programming
Georgian Bay NLP Centre – Toronto, Ontario
Performers: Eli Kavanaugh, Ashley Manitowabi, Bruce Naokwegijig, Joe Osawabine, Elisha Sidlar, Bill Shawanda, Chris Wemigwans

The Art of Living
International Co-creation, Co-production, Students and Professionals
De-ba-jeh-mu-jig Theatre Group, University of Toronto Scarborough, and Studio Ypsilon - University of Prague, Czech Republic
Debaj Performers: Eli Kavanaugh, Bruce Naokwegijig, Joe Osawabine, Elisha Sidlar, Jessica Wilde
Plus 21 other performers from Canada and Czech Republic
Performances in Prague, Toronto, Wikwemikong and Kingston.

Improv Performance – Theme – Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
Chiefs of Ontario Indians and Aboriginal and Inuit Health Canada
Early Childhood Education Conference
Toronto and Thunder bay
Performers: Joe Osawabine, Liberty Rivers, Elisha Sidlar, Randall Shawana, Jessica Wilde

The Seven Grandfather Teachings
Commissioned show about the relationship between Aboriginal Teen Suicide and Traditional Teachings
Nishnawabe Aski Nation (Thunder Bay)
Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians (London, ON)
Performers: Eli Kavanaugh, Joe Osawabine, Tabitha Peltier, Jessica Wilde
 

2005

Shtaa-taa-haa! Nanabush
French Language adaptation of Ever! That Nanabush!
Flash Fete – Alma, Quebec and region
Performers: Eli Kavanaugh, Tabitha Peltier, Bill Shawanda, Chris Wemigwans, Jessica Wilde

The Four Axes
Story Dance
Performers: Lori Anderson, Ashley Manitowabi, Bruce Naokwegijig, Tabitha Peltier, Randall Shawana, Bill Shawanda, Chris Wemigwans, Jessica Wilde

How Will You Remember Me?
Commissioned Show to Honour the Contribution of Aboriginal War Veterans
Museum of Civilization, Hull Quebec
Wikwemikong, Ontario
Performers: Eli Kavanaugh, Ashley Manitowabi, David (Sunny) Osawabine, Joe Osawabine, Elisha Sidlar
 

2004

Myths That Unite Us
International Co-creation, Co-production, Students and Professionals
De-ba-jeh-mu-jig Theatre Group, University of Toronto at Scarborough, and Studio Ypsilon - University of Prague, Czech Republic
Debaj Performers: Cameron Courtorielle, Jonathon Fisher Odjig, Bruce Naokwegijig, Joe Osawabine, Bill Shawanda, Elisha Sidlar, Chris Wemigwans
Plus 20 other performers from Canada and Czech Republic
Performances in Prague, Toronto, Wikwemikong and Montreal.

6:10 p.m. on Bearclaw Road
Custom Show for Manitoulin-North Shore Victim Crisis Assistance and Referral Service (VCARS)
Performers: Nyla Carpentier, Ashley Manitowabi, Brenda Peeteetuce, Tabitha Peltier, Natalie Shawana, Randall Shawana, Bill Shawanda

Pay Your Bills
Custom Show for Wikwemikong Band Finance Department
Performers: Nyla Carpentier, Ashley Manitowabi, Stephanie Manitowabi, Brenda Peeteetuce, Bill Shawanda, Chris Wemigwans

Life in a Box
Custom Show for Sheguiandah First Nation – An uplifting show about depression
Performers: Nyla Carpentier, Ashley Manitowabi, Brenda Peeteetuce, Tabitha Peltier, Natalie Shawana & Singing Puppy
 

2003

Dreamings
De-ba-jeh-mu-jig Theatre Youth Training Intensive Program
Group Creation and Public Performance
Performers: Sheena Bernard, Kenny Hookimaw, Cheryl Nakogee, Joe Nakogee, Olive Nakogee, Doris Paul-Martin, Dawn Scott, Terilyn Sprack, Karen Sutherland, Lori Ann Sutherland & Paula Wheesk

As Far Back As I Can Remember
Custom Show for Kina Gbezhgomi Child and Family Services – M’Chigeeng First Nation
Theme – Encouraging Native Families to Foster and Adopt Native Children
Performers: Rob Fox, Shanece Manitowabi, Tammy Manitowabi, Bruce Naokwegijig, Natalie Shawana, Bill Shawanda, Chris Wemigwans
 

2002

Allen Where Are You? - Theme - Diabetes
Custom Show for Whitefish Lake First Nation Adult Wellness Fair & Sucker Creek Mnaamodzawin Health
Performers: Aaron Courtorielle, Rob Fox, Sharon King, Bruce Naokwegijig, Bill Shawanda, Chris Wemigwans

Sharing Our Insights
Custom Show for Canadian National Institute for the Blind – Sudbury, ON
Theme – Encouraging Native people, particularly Elders, to access the Services of the CNIB
Performers: Aaron Courtorielle, Tammy Manitowabi, Bruce Naokwegijig, Elisha Sidlar, Bill Shawanda, Chris Wemigwans

BMT Presents
Improv Show for Native Awareness Days
Laurentian University Native Student Council – Sudbury ON
Performers: Sharon King, Tammy Manitowabi, Bruce Naokwegijig, Joe Osawabine, Bill Shawanda, Chris Wemigwans

Come In, We’re Open
Custom Show for Sault College Native Student Council
Native Awareness Days – Sault Ste. Marie, ON
Performers: Sharon King, Tammy Manitowabi, Bruce Naokwegijig, Joe Osawabine, Bill Shawanda, Chris Wemigwans
 

2001

Yesterday at 4:00
Custom Show exploring the Metis Identity
Timiskaming Metis Association – Cobalt, ON
Performers: Sharon King, Tammy Manitowabi, Bruce Naokwegijig, Joe Osawabine, Bill Shawanda, Chris Wemigwans

The Greening of the Pigs
Custom Show around themes of the Roundtable on the Environment & Economic Development – Aboriginal Mining Association – Sudbury at Science North
Performers: Cameron Courtorielle, Tammy Manitowabi, Bruce Naokwegijig, Joe Osawabine, Bill Shawanda, Chris Wemigwans

The Good Path
Custom Show for National Native Alcohol & Drug Awareness – Pic Mobert First Nation
Performers: Cameron Courtorielle, Sharon King, Tammy Manitowabi, Bruce Naokwegijig, Joe Osawabine
 

2000

The Heart Beat’s Path
Custom Show about Healthy Lifestyles for United Chiefs and Councils of Manitoulin Health Services
Sheguiandah First Nation
Performers: Samantha Corbiere, Bruce Naokwegijig, Bill Shawanda, Michaela Washburn, Chris Wemigwans

The Heart of the Matter
Custom Show Examining Teen Violence
Performers: Samantha Corbiere, Bruce Naokwegijig, Bill Shawanda, Michaela Washburn, Chris Wemigwans

Improv Performance
Labrador Arts Festival – Goose Bay, Labrador
Performers: Samantha Corbiere, Bill Shawanda, Michaela Washburn, Cheyenne Kitchikeg

Gambling Addiction Video
Rainbow Lodge Drug & Alcohol Recovery Centre
Performers: Samantha Corbiere, Tammy Manitowabi, Bruce Naokwegijig, Joe Osawabine, Bill Shawanda, Michaela Washburn, Chris Wemigwans
 

1999

Improv Performance – Theme – Business
Waubetek Business Development – Theme Corporation – Gala and Awards Night – M’Chigeeng
Performers: Tammy Manitowabi, Bruce Naokwegijig, Joe Osawabine, Bill Shawanda, Nadine Shawnoo, Chris Wemigwans

Improv Performance – Theme – Technical Services
Aboriginal Technical Services Conference – Sault Ste Marie, ON
Performers: Tammy Manitowabi, Bruce Naokwegijig, Greg Odjig, Joe Osawabine, Bill Shawanda, Nadine Shawnoo, Chris Wemigwans
 

1998

Improv Performance – Theme – Crime Prevention
National Aboriginal Crime Prevention – Sault Ste Marie, ON
Performers: Bruce Naokwegijig, Greg Odjig, Joe Osawabine, Joni Roy, Bill Shawanda

Improv Performance – Theme – Native Treaties
Robinson Huron Treaty – Sagamok First Nation Treaty Day – Massey, ON
Performers: Bruce Naokwegijig, Greg Odjig, Joe Osawabine, Joni Roy, Bill Shawanda

Improv Performance – Theme – Environmenta Issues of The Great Lakes and their Impact on Aboriginal People
E.A.G.L.E Project Organization – Shawanaga First Nation
Performers: Bruce Naokwegijig, Greg Odjig, Joe Osawabine, Joni Roy, Faith Ann Manitowabi, Bill Shawanda