Carrying on the tradition

  • Filmmaker(s) :

    Nimki Peltier

  • Original title : Carrying on the tradition
  • Duration : 04:54
  • Year : 2017
  • Genre : Documentary
  • Community : Wikwemikong
  • Nation : Anishnabe
  • Workshop : Wikwemikong


Nimki is a young dancer from Wiikwemkoong. He has struggled with depression until traditional dancing reconnected him with his culture, his family, and himself.

Film crew

Script Nimkie Peltier Director Nimkie Peltier in collaboration with the Wapikoni team Featured performers Nimkie Peltier, Colten Trudeau, Andrew "Stitch" Manitowabi, Matthew Oshkabewisens With Chris Pheasant and drum group Young Biiseneh Camera Aaron Manitowabi, Clark Ferguson, Emmet Walsh Location Sound Aaron Manitowabi, Clark Ferguson, Emmet Walsh Editing Aaron Manitowabi, Clark Ferguson, Nimki Peltier Filmmaker mentors Clark Ferguson, Emmet Walsh Filmmaker mentor assistant Elliott Simon Youth outreach worker and facilitator Mathieu Buzzetti-Melançon Local Coordinator Debbie S. Mishibinijima Filming location Aundeck Omni Kaning First Nation at the AOK POW WOW 2017