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Sacred By Nature

Trevor Solway (Siksika, Blackfoot Nation)
Canada | 2018 | 9 min | English | Short Drama | World Premiere 

Sun Oct 21 12:45 PM
TIFF BELL LIghtbox Cinema 1
Part of
Voices from the Western Regions of Turtle Island

This story gives meaning to beautiful archival footage of the Blackfoot people and reveals some of the history that put one aspect of their cultural knowledge “on hold”. 

Trevor Solway, Siksika Blackfoot carries his great, great grandfather’s name Sinakson and comes from a long line of ranchers; however he choose to pursue a career in storytelling, which has resulted in his directing numerous narrative films. He shares his visual storytelling knowledge by facilitating Film Camps for youth on his reserve.