YA’MA’YETHA (The Hunter)


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