Tio'tia:ke - Montreal


TIO'TIA:KE – MONTREAL is a short documentary about the personal journey of Mohawk Elder Sedalia Kawenno:ta’s Fazio in establishing a sweat lodge within the Botanical Gardens of Montreal and her work with the diverse native populations living in the city. Tio’tia:ke is the Mohawk word for Montreal which means “where the currents meet”.

Film crew

With the participation of Sedalia Kawenno:ta's Fazio also with Eleonor Coonishish, Loïs Lafferty, Bianca Martel, Simiuni Nauya, Schenley Oscar, Leah White // Directed by Amanda Roy // Camera Eleonor Coonishish, Alexis Fortier Gauthier, Nakha Bertrand, Zach JP St-Onge, Loïs Lafferty, Simiuni Nauya, Carley Logan, Patricia Chica // Sound Eleonor Coonishish, Alexis Fortier Gauthier, Leah White, Roger Junior Moushoom, Schenley Oscar, Carley Logan, Patricia Chica // Editing Amanda Roy, Alexis Fortier Gauthier // Subtitles Alexis Fortier Gauthier // Local Coordination Nahka Bertrand // Filmmaker Mentors Patricia Chica, Alexis Fortier Gauthier // Assistant Filmmaker Mentor Zach JP St-Onge // Special thanks to Mosaïcultures internationales Montréal 2013, Allied, espace pour la vie Montréal