Wapikoni Mobile Trailer prepares Indigenous youth with empowerment and direction – Netnewsledger

by ahnationtalk on August 9, 2018194 Views

8 August 2018

Thunder Bay, On – Wapikoni has been in Thunder Bay for three weeks preparing for their finale on August 17th, 2018. It has been awakening the creative spirit, confidence and the resiliency of local young Indigenous artists, storytellers, songwriters, photographers, inspiring to make their dreams a reality. You are treated like an artist from the moment you walk into the studio.

The stigma that social justice issues relating to lateral, domestic, homeless and intergenerational faces many Indigenous youth, in urban/remote settings and it is becoming accepted like it’s a norm. The Wapikoni Mobile trailer is a powerful tool for Indigenous youth. What is inside is waiting to be discovered.

For local talent across Turtle Island, it opens doors for possibilities beyond their dreams. The Wapikoni team teaches, guides, and listens to local Indigenous youth with ideas who want to do films and/or music video and give direction in art.

Read More: http://www.netnewsledger.com/2018/08/08/wapikoni-mobile-trailer-prepares-indigenous-youth-with-empowerment-and-direction/

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