Nimeshkanaminan (Our Path), Directors Laura Fontaine and Yasmine Fontaine (Innu). Two young Innu women take up the old portage trails of the past to revive the identity of their Nation; a tribute to the Elders, the territory and the Innu people. In French with English subtitles. (Wapikoni Mobile, 2022, 6 min.).
The Trails Before Us, Director Fritz Bitsoie (Diné). This documentary follows Diné mountain biker Nigel James as he hosts the first Enduro race in the Navajo Nation. By revitalizing old livestock and wildlife trails on his grandparents’ land, Nigel and a new generation of riders honor their connections to their land, community, and culture. (A Pocket Pictures Production, 2022, 13 min.).
Following the films, please join Indigenous Film for a live Zoom discussion with filmmaker Fritz Bitsoie, moderated by Mervyn Tano, President, IIIRM.
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