Jackie Basile

Jackie Basile

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Jackie Basile is from the Wemotaci Atikamekw community in Mauricie. From the first stop of the Wapikoni mobile in her community, Jackie got involved as a camera operator, sound recorder, assistant producer, director. She was the local coordinator of the 2019 workshop in her home community of Wemotaci. For the mobile studio's 15th anniversary, this close friend of Wapikoni Awashish, who died in a tragic car accident in 2002 when she was only 20, wanted to immortalize Wapikoni's legacy as a young positive and inspiring leader.