Rockin' the Canoe


Synopsis

Charlene is determined to pass down the Algonquin values and traditions she learned from her mother to her own son. But it’s not always easy, especially when she learns that he’s being bullied in school for having long hair.


Film crew

Director Charlene Wawatie in collaboration with the Wapikoni team Camera Emilie Baillargeon, Benoit Le Rouzes Menard Editing Charlene Wawatie, Emilie Baillargeon, Benoit Le Rouzes Menard Sound recording Emilie Baillargeon, Benoit Le Rouzes Menard Filmmakers Mentors Emilie Baillargeon, Benoit Le Rouzes Menard Youth outreach worker Emma Kroeker Assistant filmmaker Silas Kataptuk Local coordinator Leslie Mayappo Jr. Acknowledgements Wemindji Youth Center