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Bringing the Salmon Home
Bringing the Salmon Home is the story of three Indigenous Nations who are upholding their sacred responsibility to reintroduce the salmon, working with US Tribal relations and allies along the river. First person stories are combined with vivid landscape and underwater salmon footage, and archival film reels, to tell the long-hidden story of these Salmon People.
támqaliks ciklíitoqa
The people of Wal'áwa return to their homeland through the annual Tamkaliks celebration.
NIGIQTUQ ᓂᒋᖅᑐᖅ (The South Wind)
Having left Nunavut with her mother Kumaa’naaq (koo-MAT-na) in 1938, young Marguerite must negotiate the unspoken pressures of being Inuk in her new life in the South. When an extraordinary letter arrives from home, Marguerite discovers what’s really expected of her. Based on a true story.
When a young mother suffers a sudden and grievous loss, she seeks a miracle from God.
Heritage is a queer coming of age story following Rumiñahui, “Rumi", as he navigates his future with the guidance of his Indigenous Andean ancestors. Rumi finds the strength to succeed in a world seemingly working against him. Based on the true events of director Sebastian Rea’s own coming out story.
Wabanaki Modern
Eastern Canada’s most successful 1960’s Indigenous art collective was nearly forgotten by the Canadian arts establishment, until, half a century later, a major gallery exhibition celebrates its unique visual style and voice.
When a Queer Native Person at a music festival sees a Non-Native person wearing a ceremonial headdress, they retreat into their mind to find the perfect insult.
Cloud Striker
Set in the 1930s, Chief Cloud Striker is on a quest to find his son Elijah, who has been forcibly taken from home and placed in Saint Ignatius Indian Residential School.
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Native American and Indigenous filmmakers share stories of hope, love, survival, and resilience, highlighting their connection to the water and land, and celebrating their identities as the First People of the continent. Bringing the Salmon Home is virtual only.

The Micmac Indian Craftsmen (MIC) studio in 1960’s New Brunswick forever changed the landscape of modern Indigenous art in the Atlantic Canadian provinces. Our film is a celebration of the rich history surrounding these unsung artists from Elsipogtog and their era-defining works. Beaverbrook art Gallery co-curators Emma Hassencahl-Perley and John Leroux, and First Nation elders and artists including Percy Sacobie, Tara Francis and Jordan Bennett provide context forming the backbone of Wabanaki Modern. Explore the art, the key players and how their works impacted the next generation of Indigenous artists, and how their story reflects the challenges of Indigenous life in postwar Canada.

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    21 minutes
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  • Director
    Clem McIntosh