Synonyms for wikwemikong or Related words with wikwemikong

akwesasne              unceded              tyendinaga              chigeeng              kahnawake              chipewyan              piapot              odanak              waskaganish              shamattawa              ojibway              kitigan              wendake              saulteaux              anishinabe              musqueam              obedjiwan              kispiox              wemotaci              waswanipi              mistissini              chisasibi              betsiamites              aklavik              semiahmoo              kanesatake              squamish              manitoulin              matsqui              missanabie              pabineau              magnetawan              peguis              nipigon              tobique              kawawachikamach              dokis              maskwacis              kitwanga              lummi              shawanaga              popkum              maliotenam              kashechewan              bougoumou              mattagami              meductic              saugeen              sechelt              caughnawaga             



Examples of "wikwemikong"
The reserve's former name was Manitoulin Unceded Indian Reserve; the Wikwemikong Band changed it on August 20, 1968, to Wikwemikong Unceded Indian Reserve.
The reserve is also home to the Wikwemikong Cultural Festival (Wikwemikong Pow-Wow) which is held annually every Civic Holiday weekend (first weekend in August).
The Wikwemikong First Nation is a First Nation on Manitoulin Island in northern Ontario. The Wikwemikong Unceded Reserve (also called Wikwemikong, Wiikwemkoong, or simply Wiky) is their First Nation reserve in the north-eastern section of Manitoulin Island in Manitoulin District, Ontario, Canada. Wikwemikong is an unceded Indian reserve in Canada, which means that it has not "relinquished title to its land to the government by treaty or otherwise."
Wikwemikong as it exists today was created in 1968, when the two unceded bands and the ceded Point Grondine band amalgamated as the Wikwemikong band. Point Grondine was created as Reserve #3 in the Robinson Huron Treaty of 1850.
Wikwemikong Way is the key route in the communities and connects with Ontario Highway 6.
In 1862, the government opened up the island to settlement by non-Native people by the Manitoulin Island treaty. As the "Wikwemikong" chief did not accept this treaty, his people's reserve was held back from being offered for development. That reserve remains unceded. On August 7, 1975 the Wikwemikong Unceded Indian Reserve reasserted their sovereignty over the islands off the east end of Manitoulin Island, declaring, "Wikwemikong Band has jurisdiction over its reservation lands and surrounding waters."
Cheechoo was artistic director from 1983/1984 "until {in the later 1980s} it went to Wiky {Wikwemikong Unceded Indian Reserve}".
The smaller Point Grondine 3 reserve, located on the mainland near Killarney, also belongs to the Wikwemikong band.
Holy Cross Church is a Roman Catholic Parish church in the Wikwemikong Unceded Indian Reserve, north-eastern Manitoulin island. It was originally built in 1852. It has been served by the Society of Jesus since 1845. It is situated to the north of Wikwemikong on Wikwemikong Way, next to the Giizhigaanang Community Centre. A large residence was built next to the church. After a fire in 1854, the residence burnt down, but the external walls remain, and are used in the summer by the De-ba-jeh-mu-jig Theatre Group to host theatrical productions.
Wikwemikong Unceded Reserve on Manitoulin Island is subject to the Indian Act provisions governing reserves even though its lands were never ceded to the Crown by treaty.
As well as the spirituality centre, the Jesuits serve the Anishinaabe also through the Holy Cross Church in the Wikwemikong Unceded Indian Reserve.
In addition to the primary settlement at Wikwemikong, smaller settlements on the reserve include Buzwah, Kaboni, Murray Hill, South Bay, Two O'Clock, Wabozominissing and Wikwemikonsing.
Shawanda is Ojibwe from Wikwemikong Unceded Indian Reserve located on Manitoulin Island on Lake Huron. Her surname translates to "Dawn of a New Day".
He was artistic director of Native Earth Performing Arts in Toronto from 1986 to 1992, as well as De-ba-jeh-mu-jig theatre group in Wikwemikong.
In 1862 he was the leading spokesman for the British treaty while one of his sons, Edowishkosh, was a leading spokesman for the opposition faction based around Wikwemikong.
Point Grondine 3 is a First Nations reserve on the northern shore of Lake Huron in Sudbury District, Ontario. It is a ceded reserve of the Wikwemikong First Nation, having been reserved under the terms of the Robinson Huron Treaty in 1850. The Point Grondine band joined with the two unceded bands of Wikwemikong in 1968 to form the First Nation as it is today.
Wikwemikong is also home to a professional theatre company, De-ba-jeh-mu-jig Theatre Group, which stages and produces plays about First Nations life and culture, within the missions ruins next to Holy Cross Church.
Debajehmujig / De-ba-jeh-mu-jig - Storytellers (or informally as Debaj) is a First Nations theatre group based on Wikwemikong Unceded Indian Reserve on Manitoulin Island in Northern Ontario.
Notable people from Wikwemikong include indigenous women's rights advocate Jeanette Corbiere Lavell, country music artist Crystal Shawanda, Federal Court of Canada judge Leonard S. Mandamin, former NHL player Chris Simon and artist Daphne Odjig.
Assikinack had tried to get approval to study medicine but the government did not support him in this course. Assikinack worked for the Canadian Indian department. For a time he taught school at Wikwemikong.