Sara Roque

Sara Roque is a filmmaker and arts administrator of Métis/Ojibwe and European descent. Her credits include Six Miles Deep (2009), which highlights the vital role played by clan mothers in the 2006 Caledonia blockade, whereby the Haudenosaunee Confederacy mobilized to resist real-estate development on land formally granted to them under the 1784 Haldimand Proclamation. The film received Honourable Mention for the Colin Low Award at the 2010 DOXA Festival. Roque has done camerawork for numerous community-based arts projects and is among the founding members of O’Kaadenigan Wiingashk, an Indigenous women’s arts collective. She has worked as an Aboriginal Arts Officer at the Ontario Arts Council.
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