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Urban.Indigenous.Proud: Places to Gather and Learn

Urban.Indigenous.Proud: Places to Gather and Learn

| 10 min

A day in the lives of Indigenous students at N’Swakamok Alternative School, Places to Gather and Learn emphasizes the value and necessity of Indigenous alternative and community spaces.  This short follows students as they learn and share their stories, aspirations, obstacles and accomplishments. Run in partnership with the N’Swakamok Indigenous Friendship Centre, and as a satellite of Sudbury Secondary School, N’Swakamok Alternative School offers students a supportive and culturally activated space to gain life skills as they pursue their academic and personal goals.

Urban.Indigenous.Proud is a film project partnership between the Ontario Federation of Indigenous Friendship Centres and the National Film Board of Canada.

  • writer
    Darlene Naponse
  • director
    Darlene Naponse
  • producer
    Sarah Charles-DeCarlo
    Lea Marin
  • executive producer
    André Picard
    Anita Lee
  • associate producer
    Kate Vollum
  • director of photography
    Bradley Trudeau
  • sound recordist
    Tammy Lin Foreman
  • editor
    Ryan Mariotti
  • sound editor
    Ian Gomes
  • camera assistant
    Jacob White
  • administrator
    Isabelle Limoges
  • production coordinator
    Gabrielle Dupont
  • technical coordinator
    Daniel Lord
    Kevin Riley
    Max Wolfond
  • director, Business Development, Institutional Program
    Julie Huguet
  • coordinator, Institutional Program
    Marcia Seebaran
  • manager, studio operations
    Mark Wilson
  • production supervisor
    Marcus Matyas
  • assistant editor
    William Mitchell
  • online editing
    Denis Pilon
  • sound mixer
    Geoffrey Mitchell
  • infographist
    Mélanie Bouchard
    Cynthia Ouellet
    Jacques-Bertrand Simard
  • technician
    Isabelle Painchaud
    Patrick Trahan
    Pierre Dupont
  • marketing manager
    Charles Pease
    Kelly Fox
    Jane Gutteridge
  • publicist
    Jennifer Mair
  • networking agent
    Donna Cowan
  • legal services
    Christian Pitchen
  • title design
    Aimée Rochard
  • participant
    Kirsten Baker-Nelson
    Deion Faries
    Jennifer Therrien
    Katrina Trudeau
    Cassandra Trudeau-Dominic
    Shawnee Trudeau-Zacharie
    Maliyah Walton
    Shad Walton
    Ashlyn Wemigwans
    Heather Wemigwans



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