Rematriation Series: Joanne Shenandoah

Documentary | Katsitsionni Fox & Michelle Schenandoah

For generations, Indigenous peoples have asked humanity to raise its consciousness for our Mother Earth. Now, Indigenous women are raising their voices to demonstrate what living in balance looks like, by sharing gifts given to them by Creation. Rematriation Magazine centered the voices of 10 Indigenous women to share stories of resilience, leadership, spirituality, healing and honoring life.

Run Time: 57 minutes

Release: 2021

Katsitsionni Fox (Mohawk)

Katsitsionni Fox (Mohawk) is the owner of Two Row Productions a film production company in Akwesasne, NY. She creates short films in her community and has taught film production to youth for over 15 years. Two films which she recently produced: “Akwesasne Transcending Borders” and “Akwesasne the Little Boy” were commissioned by community funding agencies.

Michelle Schenandoah (Oneida)

An inspirational speaker, writer and thought leader, Michelle Schenandoah is a traditional member of the Oneida Nation Wolf Clan of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy. She is the founder of Rematriation Magazine, a new Indigenous women’s online multi-media platform. She is focused on leadership development and the reclaiming of Indigenous women’s traditional roles among their nations. The producer for the short documentary, An Indigenous Response to #MeToo and Rematriation Magazine’s Indigenous Women’s Voices ten-part series.

Walt Pourier

Vice Chair

Walt is Oglala Lakota and created the logo for Urban Rez. He is Creative Director, owner of Nakota Designs Advertising Designs and Graphics. Executive Director of the Stronghold Society nonprofit dedicated to instilling hope and supporting youth movements through Live Life Call To Action Campaigns.


Project Coordinator​

(Hataža Mani Winga)​

"Cinema Aficionado"

Role: Jordana is excited to engage with different Native/Indigenous communities. Her passion for working with youth will help develop the Native Youth Media Project. She will also assist with the Creative Shorts Fellowship (CSF) to help organize deliverables for filmmakers.