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Wake the Giant welcomes First Nations students to Thunder Bay with dancing, music and incredible performances

Sep 19, 2023 10:55AM ● By Content Editor
Photo: Sara Kae performs at the 2023 Wake the Giant music festival in Thunder Bay, Ont. (Marc Doucette/CBC)

From CBC News Staff - CBC News - September 19, 2023

The 2023 Wake the Giant festival welcomed students from Dennis Franklin Cromarty to Thunder Bay, ringing in another school year. 

The Wake the Giant initiative supports Indigenous students who travel to Thunder Bay to attend school. Its goal is to make the city a more welcoming place.  Dennis Franklin Cromarty High School teacher Greg Chomut, who is one of the festival organizers, said 150 DFC students were there Saturday. 

To read the full story, visit the CBC News site here. 

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