9:30 | United States | 2022
Ojibwe language activists in the Great Lakes region utilize technology to preserve and revitalize their Indigenous language.
Ajuawak Kapashesit is an actor, writer, and director for stage and screen. His acting credits include Indian Horse (2017), Once Upon a River (2019), Indian Road Trip (2020), Bad Blood (CityTV/Netflix), and Outlander (Starz/Sony). In 2018, he was an Indigenous Film Opportunity Fellow with the Sundance Film Institute and a finalist for the Sundance Indigenous Filmmaker’s Fellowship. His short story, A Fresh Start, was published in the anthology Before the Usual Time by Latitude 46. He was a story editor and contributing writer for the second and third seasons of the sketch comedy show, Tallboyz, on CBC. Ajuawak is an alumnus of the CBC Actor's Conservatory at the Canadian Film Centre (2019), a Vision Maker Media Shorts Fellow (2020), and a 4th World Indigenous Media Fellow (2021). He is currently a filmmaker with Homegrown: Future Visions supported by Firelight Media, CAAM, and PBS. Ajuawak is Anishinaabe, Cree, and Jewish.
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