imagineNATIVE Film Festival

Building Legends: The Mi'kmaq Canoe Project

2011, Canada, 28 min, Digital Beta, PG
Director: Jason Levangie
Producer: Candy Palmater

Ontario Premiere

Presented as part of:
Robert's Paintings
Oct 22 2011, 1:00PM
TIFF Bell Lightbox, Cinema 3

Join a group of young Indigenous and non-Indigenous students, as they work with and film Todd Labrador, a master canoe maker. Beautifully shot, this intriguing documentary takes us through the process of building one of the most iconic and vital elements of Mi’kmaq culture: the birch bark canoe.
Producer Candy Palmater (Mi'kmaq) is a Canadian comedian, international speaker and the educator of Indigenous perceptions. She is active in Native and gay rights, and is now the creator and writer of her own national TV show for APTN, The Candy Show.

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