Wapikoni’s audiovisual services to shoot a documentary short on contemporary land occupation issues. Commissioned by Mashteuiatsh, Essipit and Pessamit, three local G7 Summit Innu partner communities, the tentatively entitled "Rencontre
A Wapikoni audiovisual services crew lead by Innu filmmaker Jani Kaltush-Bellefleur will document a meeting of seven young Innu minds from Mashteuiatsh, Essipit and Pessamit, at Uapishka Station by the Manicouagan Reservoir and the Uapishka (Groulx) mountains on Quebec’s Côte-Nord; an Innu G7 Summit, if you will that, will run parallel to the June 2018 G7 Summit in Charlevoix.
Chosen for their interest in issues affecting their nation, the young participants are all very active within their own communities. During this summit meeting, they’ll engage in various activities lead by scientists, elders and Uapishka Station personnel to draw inspiration from the station’s scientific initiatives and traditional knowledge.
Delve into the fruitful gathering experienced by our protagonists as this documentary short will take you on a journey to the Innu’s vast and marvelous heartland where promising Indigenous
Coming this fall!