Healing Journey One Button at a Time


A short documentary following Mia Hunt who’s making a button blanket, a garment that is unique to First Nations of the Pacific Northwest and a treasured and important piece of Coast Salish culture.

Film crew

Director Joleen Mitton in collaboration with the Wapikoni team Camera Rose Stiffarm, Howard Moose, Eileen Francis, Emmet Walsh, Brandon Dick & Jean-Philippe Marquis Editing Joleen Mitton, Emmet Walsh & Jean-Philippe Marquis Sound recording Ty Cadwell & Emmet Walsh Set Photographer Toni Lavallie Filmmakers Mentors Emmet Walsh & Jean-Philippe Marquis Youth outreach worker Toni Lavallie Assistant filmmaker Rose Stiffarm Local coordinator Ellena Neel