Premonition : on the eve of signing Treaty 6
The voice of an Elder shares his premonitions of the future after the signing of Treaty 6. We hear these premonitions first in Cree with English following. The premonitions of the Elder are represented visually through animated images of the lands being changed.
Director: Barry Bilinksy (Cree/Métis)
Canada | 2021 | 4 min
English/Cree w English Subtitles| Short Animated Narrative
Content Warnings: Triggering historical trauma (Residential schools, Indian Act, 60s Scoop, MMIWG2S)
Barry Bilinsky is a professional theatre creator and filmmaker of Cree, Métis, and Ukrainian heritage. Based in Alberta, he has worked across Canada on projects centred primarily around the proliferation of Indigenous arts.
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