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13
May

Widjiitiwin 2020 Onsite Summer Camp Cancelled

May 5, 2020 Dear Campers, Parents and Staff, It is the 90th year since the founding of Camp Widjiitiwin, at the current site of the Muskoka Bible Centre (originally Muskoka Baptist Camp) for youth and young adults. This was to be a landmark year for camp, and it is proving to be...
18
Jun

National Indigenous Peoples Day

Thursday, June 21st is National Indigenous Peoples Day in Canada. Most of you know that Widjiitiwin means fellowship in the Ojibwa language, part of the #Anishinaabe (pronounced: uh-NISH-ih-NAH-bay) first nation, the original inhabitants of the area where Widji is located.  It is...
15
Jun

Seven Grandfathers’ Teachings

I’ve been looking for a new and creative way to convey to the campers how to get along well at camp. Then I discovered this story native about seven grandfathers who teach a great lesson. Here it is: The Ojibway story of the seven grandfathers’ teachings was passed down...