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Makekway Masinakatew/Untitled

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19 January 2010

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Synopsis:  A narration of an old Okanagan Nation story about the Earth's beginnings accompanies images of the artist's body, revealed while she is weight training. In this very figurative self-portrait, the female body is expanded to encompass broader cultural territory. The abstracted yet narrative images and the ancient creation story combine to invoke a contemporary exploration of Indigenous perception and even of identity, strength and connection.

Filmmaker: Jude Norris

Contact: www.JudeNorris.com

Producer:  Jude Norris/Images Festival

Year of Production:  2003

Distributor Information:  www.vtape.org

Country:  Canada

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Duration:

2m 8s

Tagged:

Contemporary Native American Artwork, Indigenous Artwork, Jude Norris, Native American artists

Languages:

Cree

Location:

Canada

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