YA’MA’YETHA (The Hunter)

  • Filmmaker(s) :

    Cameron Kootenay, Daryl Kootenay

  • Original title : YA’MA’YETHA (The Hunter)
  • Duration : 05:26
  • Year : 2017
  • Genre : Documentary
  • Community : Stoney
  • Nation : Sioux
  • Workshop : Stoney


The hunting lifestyle not only soothes the bellies of community members, it also alleviates the hunters’ spiritual longing for the land. Hunting respectfully is a way to feel this connection.

Film crew

Director Daryl Kootenay, Cameron Kootenay in collaboration with the Wapikoni team Camera Soloman Chiniquay, Brianne Nord-Stewart, Trad Poucette, Julia Hutchings Editing Brianne Nord-Stewart Sound recording Sebastien Tremblay, Julia Hutchings Original music Blaine Baptise Filmmakers Mentors Brianne Nord-Stewart, Julia Hutchings Youth outreach worker Sebastien Tremblay Assistant filmmaker Jemmy Échaquan Dubé Local coordinator Daryl Kootenay