Some of the staff from Musselwhite will be in attendance during the PDAC convention when Windigo
receives its award, because they are integral to why the company is being recognized.
"Their yacht called the Windigo
was taking in water.
Both pieces deal with Wihtikow (Windigo
,) a Cree evil spirit being.
Highway draws on indigenous concepts like the Windigo
and Trickster to represent trauma and the potential for moving beyond that trauma.
At this lodge, he first exhibited the most decided professions of madness and we all considered that he had become a Windigo
. He did not sleep, but kept on walking around in the lodge saying, "I shall soon have a fine feast." Soon this caused plenty of fears in the lodge among both the young and the growing.
Elder Jim Windigo
(Nicickousemenecaning First Nation) offered prayers in Ojibwa as he opened the conference each day.
In "Awaiting Humans," for instance, the story of a Windigo
- a cannibal whose heart has turned to ice - the tale builds from an uncommonly bad winter in which starvation caused a man to kill and eat his own wife and children.
But the employees at Goldcorp's underground gold mine located northwest of Thunder Bay are eating well courtesy of Windigo
Catering, the First Nation-owned company contracted to provide catering and camp management services to Musselwhite.
Dennis went into business as a private consultant in 1989, and was soon appointed to the Osnaburgh/Windigo Tribal Justice Review Committee, which was struck to examine past and present services provided within the Windigo
Tribal Council's member communities in the areas of policing, justice and social services.