Christine Friday

Temagami First Nation- Anishinaabe Kwe 

Christine is a proficient resilient Indigenous storyteller. She began her career with In the Land of Spirits in 1992 and has maintained a professional dance career for over 30 years, choreographing, solo work,commissioned work, films, youth creations and full -scale productions. She is deeply connected to the cultural wellness of her people and works hard to maintain cultural traditions and gifts of her Anishinaabek community. 

Her company, Friday Creeations based on Bear Island Lake Temagami is a First Nations professional arts and community platform that encourages creative entrepreneurship and self-sufficiency that connects to land, power and truth.  She is in the process of  launching her dream of a dance studio lodge with an outfitters company, inspiring and activating land based with professional performance and traditional art practices to awaken storytelling rooted in land and individual creativity, connection and healing.