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29 December 2008

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Shane Belcourt, Métis filmmaker

Shane Belcourt is a writer-director from Toronto. Shane's debut feature film, 'Tkaronto', was the closing night screening at the 2007 ImagineNATIVE film festival. He was a 2007 Toronto International Film Festival Talent Lab Participant, and is the 2007 IFC Mentorship Award winner with Rachel Fulford.… Read more

January 7, 2009

Kevin Burton, Cree filmmaker

KEVIN LEE BURTON is Swampy Cree and originates from God's Lake Narrows, Manitoba. Kevin is a freelance editor, camera operator and short film director residing in Winnipeg. Kevin was awarded The Cynthia Lickers Sage Award for Emerging Talent at the ImagineNATIVE Film Festival for his short film 'Meskanahk' (My Path) in 2005.

Other films by Kevin include:

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January 7, 2009

Marnie Parrell, Métis filmmaker

Listen to Métis artist, filmmaker and writer, Marnie Parrell, as she explains her work and the making of 'Women in Canada', and 'Ahoy! Métis!'

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January 7, 2009

Lois Suluk-Locke, Inuit Throat Singer

Listen to Lois Suluk-Locke speak about the particular style of throat singing from Arviat, Nunavut, the most southern Inuit hamlet located on the western shore of Hudson Bay. Arviat means the place of the bowhead whale.
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January 7, 2009

Mohawk perspectives on Truth & Reconciliation 2

Listen to Stuart Myiow Jr., Wolf Clan of the Mohawk Traditional Council of Kahnawake, who actively opposes the land encroachment on Kahnawake territory. Stuart speaks about the steps that Canadians need to take before a genuine reconciliation can happen between the two societies.

More Info about the Mohawk Traditional Council of Kahnawake on their myspace at

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December 11, 2008