We Are Not Speaking the Same Language

by Danika St-Laurent
Thinking back to her one phone call with her maternal grandmother, Danika explains her connection to her identity Indigenous (and her grandmother) through beading.
2021  ·  Canada
English, French
French subs
About the Film

Thinking back to her one phone call with her maternal grandmother, Danika explains her connection to her identity Indigenous (and her grandmother) through beading.

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About the Director

Danika St-Laurent

Danika St-Laurent is an Ojibwe-Cree (Saulteaux) from Muskowekwan First Nation in Saskatchewan and was born in Sherbrooke, Quebec. She was raised and currently lives in Montreal, Quebec. In January 2020, Danika started beading again and launched her small beaded earring business called Neebageesis Beadwork. She currently works at Wapikoni mobile as the Digital Outreach Coordinator and created her first film with the Virtual Studio during the second cohort of the 2021-2022 season, entitled “We Don’t Speak the Same Language.”

 

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