Young Women Hunting

  • Filmmaker(s) :

    Darian Smith, Jenissa Commonda

  • Original title : Young Women Hunting
  • Duration : 05:00
  • Year : 2013
  • Genre : Documentary
  • Community : Kitigan Zibi
  • Nation : Anishnabe
  • Workshop : Kitigan Zibi


Darien, a young Algonquin Woman, learns how to shoot a gun with Billy her dad. We follow them as they go hunting in the Papineau Labelle park and Billy shares about the connection between hunting and spirituality.

Film crew

Directed by Jenissa Commonda & Darian Smith With Billy Smith, Darian Smith, Jenissa Commonda Camera Douglas Bienkowski, Clark Ferguson, Jenissa Commonda, Philippe David Gagné Sound recording Clark Ferguson, Aanjeni Twenish, Philippe David Gagné,  Editing & sound editing Darian Smith, Jenissa Commonda, Philippe David Gagné Music « Out of Love » by Fawn Wood & Dallas Waskahat « Electric Pow Wow Drum » by A Tribe Called Red Filmmaker mentors Clark Ferguson Philippe David Gagné Youth intervenor and facilitator Emilie Monnet Local coordinator Charlene McConini