Kitted with cameras and tips, they make gritty works about their lives
Sat, Aug 20, 2016 - 5:50 AM
ENCOURAGING STORY-TELLING: Manon Barbeau (above) is the founder of Wapikoni, a non-profit video-production company that provides indigenous communities with equipment and guidance in film-making.
EMILIO Wawatie, a member of Canada's indigenous Anishnabe community, says he was tired of the stereotyping of his country's indigenous peoples on the silver screen, so he launched his own career in film-making. He was then 18.