Minqon Minqon: Wosqotomn Elsonwagon (Shirley Bear: Reclaiming the Balance of Power)

Minqon Minqon: Wosqotomn Elsonwagon (Shirley Bear: Reclaiming the Balance of Power)

| 6 min

Decades before the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, Shirley Bear was defying repressive colonial narratives with inspiring imagery of Indigenous womanhood. Catherine Martin profiles the Wolastoqiyik/Malecite artist known as Minqon Minqon (Rainbow Rainbow).

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Credits
  • director
    Catherine Martin
  • producer
    Catherine Martin
    Kimberlee McTaggart
  • cinematographer
    Kimberlee McTaggart
  • editor
    Kimberlee McTaggart
  • sound recordist
    Jane Porter
  • sound editor
    Jane Porter
  • music
    Shirley Bear
  • cast
    Shirley Bear