The Strength of My Spirit

An Anishinaabe man reflects on his father’s teachings, culture, and identity, recognizing the strength of these three attributes braided together.

Director: Dana Solomon (Anishinaabe/Afro-Guyanese)
Canada | 2021 | 5 min
English | Documentary Short
World Premiere 

Availability: Worldwide

Content Warnings: Triggering historical trauma (Residential schools, Indian Act, 60s Scoop, MMIWG2S). Mention of colonization and not having the teachings due to it. Nothing in depth discussion historical trauma.

Dana Solomon is an emerging Afro-Indigenous filmmaker, actor, and screenwriter from Sagkeeng First Nation. As a graduate of York University, her passion for performance has led her down the path of working in the Film & TV industry in various roles.


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