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Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers


Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers is a filmmaker, writer, and actor. She is Blackfoot from the Kainai First Nation (Blood Reserve) as well as Sámi from northern Norway. She holds a Bachelor's Degree from the University of British Columbia in First Nations Studies with a Minor in Women's and Gender Studies. Her award-winning works are are often rooted in social justice and explore innovative means of telling stories through mediums including narrative fiction, docudrama, documentary, mockumentary, and experimental film. She is a recipient of the Vancouver Mayor's Arts Award and a Kodak Image Award for her work as an emerging filmmaker, and was also included in the CBC list “Indigenous Youth Leaders: 5 Under 30 to Watch in 2015.” 

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