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Wapikoni Film Screening – Indigenous issues and traditions

November 14, 2017 @ 2:30 pm5:00 pm


Please join us for a screening of short fiction, documentary and animated films produced by Wapikoni. Films are in Indigenous languages, English and French (all films are subtitled). Wapikoni is a non-profit organization equipped with mobile studios that “travel to” Indigenous communities and act as a place of assembly, intervention, and audiovisual and musical creation for Indigenous youth. The screening will be followed by a discussion with a filmmaker, invited speakers and the audience.

14:30 – 15:15 Part 1. Indigenous and social issues – Residential schools, violence, prostitution, alcoholism and addiction, depression, state intervention, missing Indigenous women.

15:30 – 16:05 Part 2. Aitun (Indigenous traditions) Traditional healing, dance, poetry, hunting, land preservation, arts, community policing.

16:05 – 16:55 Part 3. Discussion.


November 14, 2017
2:30 pm – 5:00 pm
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Room 4004, Social Sciences Building, University of Ottawa, 120 University, K1N 6N5
Room 4004, University of Ottawa, 120 University
Ottawa, K1N 6N5 Canada
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