Scenes from Turtle Island: Shorts Program

Scenes from Turtle Island: Shorts Program

60 minutes

Fast Horse

Alexandra Lazarowich, Canada, 2018, 14 mins

A captivating look at the dangerous and high-stakes game of Indian Relay.

Mommy Goes Race

Charlene McConini, Canada, 2018, 6 mins

A portrait of the only female car racer in Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg Nation.

Indian Rights for Indian Women

Alexandra Lazarowich, Canada, 2018, 6 mins

The story of three fierce Indigenous women who start a grassroots battle to regain their treaty status and rights.

Ka Ussi-Tshishkutamashuht

Béatrice Mark, Rachel Mark, Gisèle Mark, Canada, 2018, 5 mins

A group of women from the Innu nation of Unamen Shipu attempt to train new choir singers in this heartwarming and humorous short.

OshKiKiShiKaw: A New Day

Jules Koostachin, Canada, 2019, 25 mins

Twins Tapwewin and Pawaken take part in a sacred Cree coming-of-age ceremony.

Enhior’hén:ne [Tomorrow]

Roxann Whitebean, Mohawk Territory, 2018, 5 mins

A group of Mohawk children’s predictions about the state of Mother Earth 200 years into the future.