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Ex-con straighten outs her life through sewing her Traditional Arts.

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14 September 2018

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Released is a film about Karen Nicloux, a member of the Nacho Nyak Dun First Nations in Mayo, Yukon. For years Karen struggled with drug abuse. She was in and out of jail for drug dealing in the Yukon. On one of her stints in jail, she picked up a needle and thread and began sewing a butterfly sash/belt and hasn't stop sewing. 

This film was directed by Chantal Rondeau a Northern Tuchone from Yukon and produced by Jennifer Bowen, a Dene from the Northwest Territories. 

  

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