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Menaptwi (Smoked)

Natasha Naveau (Chipewyan/Anishinaabe) | Canada | 2018 | 6 min | English | Short Documentary | World Premiere

Thu Oct 18 2:00 PM
TIFF Bell Lightbox Cinema 4
Part of
imagineNATIVE Originals

Created as part of the LIFT/imagineNATIVE Mentorship

An intimately engaging film guiding us through one of many ways to smoke fish. This is an observational and poetic look at a practice and process that requires patience, passion, and reliance on our natural world and elements to create this long-time delicacy.


Natasha Naveau has assisted and worked on a variety of independent art and media-based projects. She recently completed her MFA from Ryerson University in Documentary Media with a multimedia installation, Shkakamikwe Kido. From the Deer Clan, she is of mixed Dene and settler heritage and is from the community of Mattagami First Nation.