DOCUMENTARIES AND SHORT FILMS - of the Cree Ways, the wild North, art workshops with the Youth

Tanning the Moose Hide the Cree Way - in Mistissini

Basic demonstration on how to tan a moose hide the Cree Way - Cree Language and English subtitles

I realized this short contemplative documentary for Social Development Mistissini by late Jane Blacksmith's request. Working with this incredible woman was always a humbling and inspiring experience. You can learn  a little on how to tan a moose hide with these simple steps the traditional way. Best is to visit the community of Mistissini and spend time with the people.

Journey of Wellness - Mistissini Lake

Documentary - A month snowshoe trek with the Cree of Mistissini

I have been invited to film this 20 minute documentary on a month long snowshoe walk with a group of Cree from Mistissini. Learning about sharing, helping out, endurance, life in the bush, hunting, ice fishing and so much more.

End of the voyage of the Nishiyuu from Whapmagoostui to Ottawa

The last 5 km

A short film celebrating the courage and determination of the Nishiiyu walkers who walked 3 months to bring a message of revendication of rights and hope. From Whapmagoostui to Ottawa.

Ateliers d'Art et Canot au coeur du Territoire Cri

Expédition et Ateliers Artistiques avec un groupe de jeunes Cris sur la rivière Chalifour

A short film produced during canoe expedition with Youth Healing Services group of Teens. Canoe, bush skills and art workshops. A short funny film to celebrate the joy of being together, to create and have fun in the heart of Cree territory, land of the Iseroff caretakers. I was invited by Social Services Mistissini to work with the Youth through art workshops, we did print, flintknapping, drawing, painting, drift wood decoration.

Thanks to Clifford Neeposh, chief of Bush Program for his friendship and invitation.

Mamweedow - The Traditional Gathering on Mistissini Lake, James Bay

A gathering of the Cree nation community of Mistissini on the shores of the big lake for summer celebrations

We all get together in July August to celebrate the traditions, play games, canoe races, fishing, prepare and enjoy wild meat harvested on the land.

Art and Travels in the bush

Bits and pieces of my travels in Cree Territory, Northern Quebec

Images of land, people and art

Walks in Forest - My friend Ron Cormier, MicMac artist flintknapper

A visit in Walks in Forest's den-studio in Moncton

A short film about his inspiring studio and dwelling on the outskirts of Moncton, New Brunswick.

Eastern Eagle - editing of a video clip

A Tribal Spirit Production I edited for Eastern Eagle

Enjoy the sound and energy of this powerful music by Eastern Eagle,  native drummers from Nova Scotia

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