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August 27, 2020

Online, BC V6T 1Z4


Join the Language Sciences Movie Night on August 27th from 5pm (PDT) for a virtual screening of Remembering Inninimowin, followed by an online Q&A with director Jules Arita Koostachin, with introduction by Department of English Language and Literatures Assistant Professor Dallas Hunt.

Remembering Inninimowin is a two-year long documentary film project on the personal journey of a Cree woman, Jules Arita Koostachin, as she starts to remember her first language, Inninimowin (Cree). Remembering Inninimowin (2010) is Jules' first feature documentary, produced while she was in graduate school at Ryerson University. Read more about the film.

Participants are invited to join the event at 5pm for an introduction, watch the film on their own devices via UBC Library, and then rejoin the event at 6.30pm for a Q&A with Jules.

Born in Moose Factory Ontario, Jules was raised by her Cree speaking grandparents in Moosonee, and also with her mother in Ottawa, a warrior of the Canadian Residential school system. Jules is a band member of Attawapiskat First Nation, the Ancestral lands of the MoshKeKo InNiNeWak. She currently resides in Vancouver where she is a PhD candidate with GRSJ at the University of British Columbia, and she will defend her thesis/dissertation MooNaHaTihKaaSiWew: Unearthing Spirit in 2020. Read more about Jules.

Please note: you will need an active CWL to view this film. In addition, because of licensing agreements and restrictions, access to this UBC Library digital content from home is limited to current UBC faculty, students and staff.

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