Wabak (Future)


In Algonquian, Wabak means "future". Wabak tells the story of the first Algonquian to be born. Sometimes encouraged by the Good, sometimes discouraged by the Evil, the young child questions if he should continue on his path.  A beautiful fable with magnificent imagery.


  • 2007 - “Main Film” Young Hope Award - Présence autochtone Festival, Montreal
  • 2007 - Best Experimental Film - Winnipeg Aboriginal Film Festival, Winnipeg
  • 2009 - Identity Award - Festival de cine de los Pueblos Indigenas y las naciones sin de Valparaiso, Chili

Film crew

With Drake Papatie Written and narrated by Kevin Papatie, Gilles Penosway Camera Kevin Papatie, Germain Penosway, Roderick Papatie, Mathieu Vachon, Anaïs Barbeau-Lavalette Sound Kevin Papatie, Gilles Penosway Original Music Louisa Papatie Sound Editing Mélanie Charbonneau Visual Editing Mathieu Vachon Filmmaker Mentors Anaïs Barbeau-Lavalette, Mathieu Vachon, Émile Proulx-Cloutier Youth Outreach Worker Mélanie Charbonneau Local Coordinator Kevin Papatie