Cedar Tree of Life
Odessa Shuquaya (Kluane First Nation)
Canada | 2018 | 10 min | English | Short Documentary | North American Premiere
Fri Oct 19 11:00 AM
TIFF Bell Lightbox Cinema 3
Part of Marks of Mana
The knowledge of cedar has been passed down from generations to these three extraordinary Salish women who use the material/medicine of cedar to practice and weave their culture and art in both traditional and contemporary contexts.
Odessa Shuquaya is a member of the Kluane First Nation in Yukon and has been making Vancouver her home for the last 20 years. She is an actor and producer for the stage and screen, and is a filmmaker pursuing her own vision through dramatic storytelling, documentary and stop-motion