ProducersMonkey Ink Media Marilyn Thomas
SubjectsCanadian History Children Drama First Nations Halq'emalem Indigenous Residential Schools Social Sciences
- Release Date 2009
- Running Time 12 minutes
- Closed Captions No
- Availability Canada, USA
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Based on the children's book Shi-shi-etko by Nicola Campbell, this beautiful story follows a young Aboriginal girl on the last four days before she is taken to residential school. Each day she spends with a different family member -her mother, her father and her Yayah (grandmother). Knowing what's in store, each of them reminds her of the beauty of her culture, who she is and, most importantly, to never forget.
Halq'emalem with English subtitles.
Award(s): Best Canadian Short Drama, ImagineNative; Best Short Drama, Winnipeg Aboriginal Film Festival
Photo credit: Asad Masede
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