Mel ge’ gi’ nut Epit (Strong Woman Song)

  • Filmmaker(s) :

    Naomi Condo

  • Original title : Mel ge’ gi’ nut Epit (Strong Woman Song)
  • Duration : 04:12
  • Year : 2015
  • Genre : Music video
  • Community : Gesgapegiag
  • Nation : Mi’gmaq
  • Workshop : Gesgapegiag


The Strong Woman Song has been revamped to grab the attention of our younger generations to draw attention and awareness to the issue of missing and murdered indigenous women. The video highlights young Mikmaq women from Gesgapegiag.

Film crew

Directed by Naomi Condo Participation Leah Condo, Jurney Condo, Phenix Condo, Autumn Starr-Jerome, Naomi Condo, Melissa Girvan, Faith Martin, Atlas Condo Camera Emmet Walsh, Simon Trépanier, Melissa Girvan Editing Emmet Walsh, Naomi Condo Sound Engineering Francis Desroches Music Francis Desroches Vocals Melissa Girvan, Naomi Condo Special Thanks to Exposition agricole de New Richmond Local Coordinator Melissa Girvan Filmmaker Mentors Simon Trépanier, Emmet Walsh Youth Outreach Worker and Training Assistant Francis Desroches