Shirley Cheechoo
Shirley Cheechoo演员 | 导演 | 编剧

Shirley Cheechoo (Cree: ᔒᓕᒋᒍ born in Eastmain, Quebec, in 1952) is a Cree actress, writer, producer, director, and visual artist, best known for her solo-voice or monodrama play Path With No Moccasins, as well as her work with De-Ba-Jeh-Mu-Jig theatre group. Her first break came in 1985 when she was cast on the CBC's first nations TV series Spirit Bay, and later, in 1997, she found a role on the CBC's TV series The Rez. Shirley Cheechoo Born 1952 (age 65–66) Eastmain, Quebec Occupation Actress, writer, producer, director & visual artist, chancellor Spouse(s) Blake Debassige She was named chancellor of Brock University in July 2015,[1] the institution's first female and first aboriginal chancellor. Shirley founded De-ba-jeh-mu-jig theatre, which developed out of the children's theatre. After starting the theatre company, partner Blake Debassige, a visual artist, served on the board of directors and as president of the board during the early years of De-Ba-Jeh-Mu-Jig theatre group. During her time at Debaj, Shirley fulfilled the role of artistic director, president of the board of directors, as well as fulfilling much of the administrative roles, actor, and playwright. Shirley is the first First Nations woman to "write, produce, direct, and act in a feature length film from Canada".