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Rematriation

Documentary Short (8 min) | Katsitsionni Fox

  • SYNOPSIS
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.
 
  • ABOUT THE FILMMAKER

Katsitsionni has been making films since 2003 in the Mohawk Territory of Akwesasne, where she resides. Her most recent film is “Ohero:kon – Under the Husk” a 26-min documentary following the journey of two Mohawk girls as they take part in their traditional passage rites to becoming Mohawk Women. Katsitsionni received the Jane Glassco Award for Emerging Filmmaker at the imagineNATIVE Film Festival in 2016 as well as the Achievement in Documentary Filmmaking Award at LA Skins Fest in 2016. This film received funding from Vision Maker Media and has been broadcast on many PBS stations in 2017. She is currently producing a short – doc series for REMATRIATION – a Native American women’s online, multi-media magazine. It is focused on healing and empowerment of Native women through the sharing of their stories and successes.