Misidjipzin (Birch Cradle)

  • Filmmaker(s) :

    Gracy Ratt, Siarra McDougall

  • Original title : Misidjipzin (Birch Cradle)
  • Duration : 3:36
  • Year : 2018
  • Genre : Documentary
  • Community : Kitiganik
  • Nation : Anishnabe
  • Workshop : Kitiganik


Misidjipzin follows Siarra, a young woman of Kitiganik, who spends time with her kokom while making a birch craddle. This film explores the importance of family and passing down knowledge to future generations.

Film crew

Producer: Manon Barbeau Writer: Siarra McDougall Directors: Siarra McDougall, Gracy Ratt in collaboration with the Wapikoni team Camera: William Jerome, Nicolas Lachapelle Editing: Siarra McDougall, Guillaume Collin Sound Recording: Guillaume Collin, Nicolas Lachapelle Original Music: Derius Matchewan Filmmaker-Mentors: Guillaume Collin, Nicolas Lachapelle Youth Outreach Worker: Gabrielle Bélanger Local Coordinator: Jaimie Wawatie