Learning & Growing – Charlene Menacho, Guest Blogger

It’s a beautiful feeling when you see your own people succeeding, sharing that light and love with everyone and knowing you aren’t alone in your struggles.

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small town grads, big city dreams

I've been photographing my Northern Grads going onto my seventh summer. I have worked in Beauval, Patuanak, Meadow Lake, Birch Narrows, Prince Albert, Rosthern and North Battleford. I have worked with my Métis, Dene and Cree kids while laughing at thick accents and the massive amount of family members that show up for 'immediate family only' images.

How many images move you?

"How many images move you?" This question was asked by filmmaker, cultural worker, and community-based video activist Marjorie Beaucage at Sâkêwêwak's Storytellers Festival and Indigenous Artists' Symposium which took place in Regina February 23-27, 2016. Marjorie was speaking about how everyday we are inundated with thousands of images and how very few of them move us to… Continue reading How many images move you?