“I wanted to counter the stereotypes cast our way and push back against the idea that we won’t or can’t succeed.”
Indictment tells the story of Shelly Chartier, a young, Indigenous woman from Manitoba who made headlines in 2013 for “catfishing” an NBA superstar and an aspiring model.
The workshop on October 14th will be hosted by Jessica Olson and Sarah MacLean who will guide you in making a five petal Metis rose design honouring women, girls, and two-spirit people.
We spoke with the director of the film, Susan G. Enberg, about making the film and what she hopes will come of bringing this dark past to light.
I think if we can learn from Indigenous women and African women about how to be moms, we wouldn’t have half the problems that we have in the world right now.
The street party will feature live performances and presentations by well-known Indigenous artists.