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'''[[Michael_Mackenzie|Michael Mackenzie]]''' -  Canadian film director, screenwriter, theatre director, playwright and dramaturge
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Debajehmujig Storytellers
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Debajehmujig Storytellers or Debaj as it is affectionately known is an Aboriginal Theatre company based on the Wikwemikong Unceded Indian Reserve on Manitoulin Island, Ontario. Established in 1984 by Dr. Shirley Cheechoo as a way for Aboriginal youth to see their own lives and their own stories reflected on stage in a way that was not accessible in mainstream theatre Canada. Over their thirty-year history, Debaj has produced more than 50 (ab)original creations and has contributed to the development and growth of many Aboriginal Actors, Directors, and Playwrights. They have also participated in many intercultural collaborations in Canada and abroad, bringing their unique Anishanaabek world view to global audiences.[1] Their current staff include Artistic Director Joe Osawabine and Artistic Producer Ron Berti. In 2009, Debajehmujig opened their Creation Centre in Manitowaning, Ontario.[2]

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Jani Lauzon
Jani Lauzon

Jani Lauzon is a Metis, Multidisciplinary theatre creator, a musician, director, puppeteer and mother. She is a three-time Dora Mavor Moore nominated actress, a Juno and CAMA nominated singer/songwriter and a Gemini Award-winning puppeteer. She received the Best Actress Award from the Dreamspeakers Film Festival for her portrayal of Doris in the film A Windigo Tale. Jani is artistic director of Paper Canoe Projects. Recently her play "A Side of Dreams" played at Aki Studio in co-presentation with Native Earth Performing Arts. Jani has countless theatre, film and radio credits to her name and her three independent recordings are available at www.indiepool.com. Her short film eu·tha·na·sia, marking Jani’s debut as a film maker, is currently screening at festivals.

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