october, 2020

sat24oct(oct 24)10:00 ammon26(oct 26)10:00 amEgo of a NationCategory:FREE,iN2020,Music Video,On-Demand,Short Film

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24 (Saturday) 10:00 am - 26 (Monday) 10:00 am(GMT+00:00) View in my time

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“Ego of a Nation” is an original poem authored by Mohawk poet Janet Rogers in response to the injustice in the Canadian court systems, in particular to the acquittal of Colten Bouchie’s murderer Gerald Stanley.
Director: Wes Day – Anishinaabe, Janet Rogers – Mohawk/Tuscarora
Producer/Writer: Janet Rogers – Mohawk/Tuscarora
Canada | 2020 | 3 min
English | Music Video
Wes Day is an Ojibway multi-media artist from Serpent River First Nation. He graduated from Canadore College in North Bay Ontario for Television Broadcasting and Video Production. His first film Zombie Pus was programmed at imagineNATIVE in 2009.
Janet Rogers began working as a visual artist, she began writing in 1996.  She now lives on the Six Nations reserve where she is initiating a book press Ojistah Publishing and a Six Nations Inaugural Literary Award.

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