Wikwemikong Unceded Indian Reserve

Site: Wikwemikong Heritage Organization

Service: Cultural Resource Centre

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Unaffiliated  
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI)  
Manitoulin Island Treaty
Description (Service) Serves as the cultural resource centre for the residents of Wikwemikong 
  • Focuses on the preservation and enhancement of Anishinaabeg culture through education and cultural programs with both Native and non-Native people 
  • Coordinates the Annual Cultural Festival usually held in Aug 
  • Offers a varierty of Anishinaabemowin language resources for sale including books and CDs
 
Offers many programs including but not limited to the following: 
  • Bingo games 
  • Cultural teachings such as Sweat Lodge Ceremonies and the Seven Grandfather Teachings 
  • Language camps and gatherings 
  • Medicine harvesting 
  • Traditional craft making sessions/workshops including regalia making, ash baskets, moccasins, beading etc
Hours Mon-Fri 8 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm
Areas Served Wikwemikong
Eligibility Members of Wikwemikong Unceded Indian Reserve
Application No application process
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-859-2385
Toll Free Phone 1-877-859-2385
Fax 705-859-2980
Website www.wikwemikongheritage.org
Primary Contact Sheena Wassegijig, Programmer Assistant; Email: sheena@wikwemikongheritage.org
Primary Executive Doris Peltier, Program Manager; Email: dpeltier@wikwemikongheritage.org
Alternate Executive Brian Peltier, Cultural Programmer; Email: brian@wikwemikongheritage.org
Site Location Community is approx 50 km S of Little Current along Hwy 6 at E end of Manitoulin Island on N Georgian Bay
Located In Community Wikwemikong
Address 64-3 Beach Rd
Wikwemikong, ON P0P 2J0
 
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1988
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)