Headshot of Christine Friday © Gerry Gooderham
Artistic Director Choreographer and Dancer

Christine Friday

Temagami First Nation

Last updated: March 11, 2021

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 29 years, choreographing, solo work, commissioned work, 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 Anishinaabe people.

Her company: Friday Creeations a film and stage Production Company, allowing her to transition her skills into filmmaking to broaden her audience while fulfilling her potential, as well as the development of a life-long dream of a Cultural Creation Centre based in N’Dakimenan -Our Homeland.  

She recently won the 2018 KM Hunter Award for dance through the Ontario arts council, this award is given to those who demonstrate an original artistic voice while encouraging the artist to propel to the next level. Her intention is to awaken people within themselves, creating a shift change in the world by reflecting reality and the human experience.

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Dancing the Land

Indigenous Theatre invited artists from coast to coast to coast to create brief digital works using the land as their source of inspiration. 

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