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Indigenous Media Arts in Canada

Making, Caring, Sharing

Edited by Dana Claxton & Ezra Winton
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Paperback : 9781771125413, 400 pages, April 2023
Expected to ship: 2023-04-11

Table of contents

Table of Contents
Insiders/Outsiders: The Cultural Politics and Ethics of Indigenous Representation and Participation in Canada’s Media Arts – Edited by Dana Claxton and Ezra Winton
Contributor Bios
Introduction: Seeing, Knowing, Lifting – Dana Claxton and Ezra Winton
Part I – Decolonizing Media Arts Institutions
Part I Introduction – Dana Claxton and Ezra Winton
1. Our Own Up There: A Discussion at imagineNATIVE – Danis Goulet and Tasha Hubbard with Jesse Wente, Alethea Arnaquq-Baril and Shane Belcourt
2. And Speaking of the North: A Conversation between Ezra Winton and Alethea Arnaquq-Baril
3. Sights of Homecoming: Zacharias Kunuk’s Festival Performance of Angirattut Claudia Sicondolfo
Part II – Protecting Culture
Part II Introduction – Dana Claxton and Ezra Winton
4. Addressing Colonial Trauma Through Mi’kmaw Film – Margaret Robinson and Bretten Hannam
5. Not Reconciled, Repairing Justice: The Legacy of Films on Canadian Residential Schools – Brenda Longfellow
6. Indigenous Women in Québec Cinema: From Alanis Obomsawin’s Mother of Many Children to Michel Poulette’s Maïna – Karine Bertrand
7. “Our Circle Is Always Open”: Indigenous Voices, Children’s Rights, and Spaces of Inclusion in the Films of Alanis Obomsawin Joanna Hearne
Part III – Methods/Practices/Knowledges/Interventions
Part III Introduction Dana Claxton and Ezra Winton
8. Indigenous Documentary Methodologies: ChiPaChiMoWin / Telling Stories – Jules Arita Koostachin
9. Due North: Contemporary Indigenous Media and Ecological Knowledge – Michelle Stewart
10. Marking and Mapping Out Embodied Practices of Indigenous Women Media Artists – Julie Nagam and Carla Taunton
11. Speaking Outside: Collaboration as Strategic Intervention Toby Katrine Lawrence
Part IV - Resurgent Media and its Allies
Part IV Introduction - Knowledge as Territory: A Note to the Settler Academy – Sasha Crawford-Holland and Lindsay LeBlanc
12. “Making Things Our [Digital] Own”: Sovereignty in Indigenous Computational Art – Sasha Crawford-Holland and Lindsay LeBlanc
13. Careful Images: Unsettling Testimony in the Gladue Video Project – Eugenia Kisin and Lisa Jackson
Conclusions We Are Only Beginning – Dana Claxton and Ezra Winton
Final Thoughts: Setting the Record Straight –Lisa Jackson
Index – Makers and Thinkers
Contributors
Alethea Arnaquq-Baril
Shane Belcourt
Karine Bertrand
Dana Claxton
Sasha Crawford-Holland
Danis Goulet
Bretten Hannam
Joanna Hearne
Tasha Hubbard
Lisa Jackson
Eugenia Kisin
Jules Arita Koostachin
Toby Katrine Lawrence
Lindsay LeBlanc
Brenda Longfellow
Julie Nagam
Margaret Robinson
Claudia Sicondolfo
Michelle Stewart
Carla Taunton
Jesse Wente
Ezra Winton