Nictam ka nimihan (My First Pow-Wow)

  • Filmmaker(s) :

    Gilbert Niquay, Lise Dubé

  • Original title : Nictam ka nimihan (My First Pow-Wow)
  • Duration : 07:17
  • Year : 2015
  • Genre : Documentary
  • Community : Manawan
  • Nation : Atikamekw
  • Workshop : Manawan


After having been banned for more than 100 years, the pow-wow makes a strong comeback in Aboriginal communities. This movie tells the initiatory experience of a 6 years-old girl who is performing her first pow-wow dance steps.

Film crew

Director Lise Dubé, Gilbert Niquay In Collaboration with Wapikoni Mobile team Participation Miley Néwashish-Dubé, Charlène Néwashish, Gilbert Niquay Camera Gilbert Niquay, Anthony Quitich-Ottawa, Olivia Quitich-Ottawa, Victoria Catherine-Chan Sound Recording Kimberly Flamand Editing Victoria Catherine-Chan Music Northern voice Local Coordinator Anthony Quitich-Ottawa Filmmaker Mentors Nils Caneele, Victoria Catherine Chan Youth Outreach Worker David Lalonde