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Pikangikum Island

Pikangikum Island

In February 2020, the Jamii team traveled to Pikangikum First Nation in Northern Ontario to bring to life "The Stories The Wind Carries", Jamii's intra-provincial project.

We partnered with the Pikangikum Education Authority and Eenchokay Birchstick School to invite people to create a portrait of fellow community members. In total, we created 18 portraits, involving 36 people in the project.

Through sharing our stories together, the project intends to create bridges between 4 communities: Toronto,  Wawa/Michipicoten First Nation, Wolfe Island and Pikangikum First Nation.

This initiative was supported by the Canada Council for the Arts and the Ontario Arts Council.



Director: Isorine Marc

Lead Artists: Mahlikah Awe:ri & Gillian Mapp

Community Ambassador: Asmita Pal

Filmed by Isorine Marc; Edited by Laura Dittmann; Music by Mahikah Awe:ri


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