• Filmmaker(s) :

    Stitch Manitowabi

  • Original title : SHKAABEWIS (The Helper)
  • Duration : 05:33
  • Year : 2018
  • Genre : Documentary
  • Community : Wikwemikong
  • Nation : Anishnabe
  • Workshop : Wikwemikong


Stitch is the go-to guy whenever the community needs a tepee built, such as when they prepare for full moon ceremonies. In his first directed film, Stitch sets up a tepee near the Wiikwemkoong powwow grounds, letting the motions and sounds of his craft speak for themselves.

Film crew

Producer Manon Barbeau Director Stitch Manitowabi In Collaboration with the Wapikoni team Camera Emmet Walsh, Aaron Manitowabi, Grey Neganegijig Editing Emmet Walsh, Stitch Manitowabi Sound Recording Emmet Walsh, Raquel Sancinetti, Aaron Manitowabi Music Adam Kaboni Filmmaker Mentors Raquel Sancinetti, Emmet Walsh Youth Outreach Worker Mathieu Buzzetti-Melançon Filmmaker Mentors Assistant  Aaron Manitowabi Local Coordinator Natalie Neganegijig