Indigenous Power

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Indigenous Power

Year: 2014
Duration: 22 minutes
Producer: Guy Simoneau
Genre: Entertainment
Host: Nakuset

This series portrays urban Aboriginal Montrealers in a positive light by highlighting their strengths and leadership within the community as artists, musicians, scholars, professionals and projects.

Episodes

Episode 1

In this episode, meet different members of the Montreal Aboriginal community; resilient, strong and gifted people.

Episode 2

This episode highlights Aboriginals in the film industry. Kaniehtiio Horn is a Mohawk actress and filmmaker; Ernest Webb, a Cree filmmaker, producer, writer and artist; Caroline Monnet, an Algonquin aspiring filmmaker.

Episode 3

This episode features Corey Diabo, a guitarist and a songwriter, as well as the Inspirational Aboriginal Women Project that documented the lives of 9 aboriginal women who arrived the Montreal Women’s Shelter.

Episode 4

In this episode, the Montreal Council of Women pays tribute to Nakuset for her outstanding contribution to Aboriginal women’s causes.

Episode 5

In this episode, we feature Victoria Okpik, an Inuk fashion designer, Beatrice Deer, an Inuk singer and song writer, and the Avataq Cultural Center.

Episode 6

In this episode we feature the topic of Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women, meet Ojibway artist Norman Achneepineskum, and learn about the NETWORK intitative, “MAMU! Montreal Aboriginal Employment Fair!”

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