Edmonton Heritage Council Blog: Judy Iseke
Dr. Judy Iseke, director/producer of Wesaketewenowuk: Roots Growing Up. As a filmmaker, author, educator, and researcher, Dr. Judy Iseke understands the importance of revitalizing the highly threatened Michif language, which is key to Métis culture and knowledge […]
Michif language comes alive through film and new resource
Wesaketewenowuk. The seven-syllable Michif word is the very apt title for Dr. Judy Iseke’s new short documentary that will be shown Saturday at the Musée Héritage Museum. The screening is part of a celebration of Métis culture and the launch of her new internet resource called Our Elder Stories.
Coming soon: Michif story-songs and Red Fang double feature – St. Albert Today
Two local filmmakers have received Telus Storyhive grants to produce very different works. Read the original story by Scott Hayes here. Pretty soon, the world is going to sing songs about the mighty superhero Red […]
Dr. Judy Iseke Receives $500K for Michif Language Research
A 5-year SSHRC Insight Grant has been awarded to Dr. Judy Iseke, Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Knowledge and Research. These funds will support the research program entitled “Indigenous Knowledge and Music in Indigenous Language: […]