December 14th – 18th, ArtsCan Circle will be in Fort Albany. We’re excited to announce that Anishinaabe musician Leonard Sumner, musician Scott Merrit, record producer Doug Romanow and ArtsCan Circle program manager Glenn Marais will be working with Peetabeck Academy and Fort Albany’s youth intervention worker Kenneth Sackaney to hold
In October 2017, ArtsCan Circle will be returning to the community Pikangikum to hold a week-long music and artist workshop in the Eenochokay Birchsitck School. Stay tuned for updates on the Pikangikum trip.
In December 2016 ArtsCan Circle travelled to Pikangikum with muralist Michael Cywink and a team of digital artists from Sesqui, a company dedicated to developing immersive virtual reality experiences that help us see Canada in new and inspiring ways.
Together with more than sixty learners, Michael helped to create a
ArtsCan Circle travelled to Fort Albany and Attawapiskat in late January and early February 2017 with Metis Fiddlers Danton Delbaere-Sawchuk, Nicholas Delbaere-Sawchuk and Dancer/Storyteller Nicole Fougère.
In Fort Albany they facilitated arts workshops at the local primary and secondary school: Peetabeck Academy.