october, 2020

sat24oct(oct 24)10:00 ammon26(oct 26)10:00 amTekahionwake (Double Wampum)Category:iN2020,On-Demand,Short Film,Shorts

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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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Tekahionwake documents the short life of poet, writer, artist and performer E. Pauline Johnson. Her words were influential throughout Canada and England. She was a woman who worked in two worlds, one of her Mohawk heritage from her father’s side and one of her British heritage from her mother’s. Inspired by a full length stage play written by Tom Hill and Dinah Christie.
Director: Shelley Niro – Mohawk
Canada/Haudenosaunee | 2019 | 20 min
English ǀ Experimental
Toronto Premiere
Shelley Niro belongs to the Bay of Quinte Mohawk Nation, Turtle Clan. Her most recent feature film was The Incredible 25th Year of Mitzi Bearclaw. Her award-winning artistic practice includes painting and photography. Cian’s debut as a director for screen.

Access Available: Canada
Content Warning: None

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