April 4, 2016

When spring registration opened Monday, students examining the course offerings in the Film program found a surprise opportunity — a third-year film production course at the Weengushk Film Institute (WFI) on Manitoulin Island.

This marks the first time in the...

February 18, 2016

Weengushk Film Institute (WFI)’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) is being held Saturday, February 20, 2016 from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the Institute, located at 5494 Highway 540 West.

We would like to thank our Members in advance for making the trip to Manitoulin Island to...

February 11, 2016

The 2016 Great Moon Gathering at Northern College, Timmins Campus, is the 25thAnnual coming-together of community educators.  Dr. Shirley Cheechoo’s keynote address focuses on her experience in the educational environment.  “Half a century ago, there were no Indigenous...

December 1, 2015

M’CHIGEENG—Weengushk Film Institute (WFI) has had a busy year, with new partnerships and staff coming on board and plans underway to offer a series of workshops beginning this January that will help forward the organization’s goal of developing a new generation of Nati...

October 28, 2015

ST. CATHERINES— Dual history was made this year during Brock University’s fall convocation, as Cree film director Dr. Shirley Cheechoo of M’Chigeeng was installed as that institution’s eighth chancellor. Dr. Cheechoo is both the first female and the first aboriginal to...

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