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“Naskumituwin” Heritage Minute

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About The Breath was hired on to work with Historica Canada to make two Heritage Minutes. Director Shane Belcourt and Producer Michelle St. John worked closely with screenwriter Joseph Campbell to bring these challenging issues into one-minute education spots. Synopsis The making of Treaty 9 from the perspective of historical witness George Spence, an 18-year-old [...]

“Wenjack” Heritage Minute

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About The Breath was hired on to work with Historica Canada to make two Heritage Minutes. Director Shane Belcourt and Producer Michelle St. John worked closely with screenwriter Joseph Campbell to bring these challenging issues into one-minute education spots.   Synopsis This "synopsis" is from a Vice review A glimpse into the horrors enacted on [...]

Apikiwiyak

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About Although the film works as a stand-alone short film, it was original conceived as a special presentation piece at the 2014 imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival. Since the festival was celebrating their 15th year they wanted to do something special as a dedication to “Storytellers”. From the 2014 imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts [...]

Kaha:wi – The Cycle of Life

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About This 2016 CSA-Nominated and 2015 CSC Award-Winning one-hour performance arts documentary, is a stunning journey into Iroquoian teachings on love, life, community, and spirit, as expressed through dance (both traditional and modern). Kaha:wi - The Cycle of Life was an original dance show created by award-winning Mohawk dancer and choreographer Santee Smith that was [...]