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Âsônamâtowin - A Sharing of Indigenous Knowledge 

This film is a sequel to the film Waniska / An Awakening of Indigenous Knowledge. Filmed in the fields and forests of First Nations lands across Canada, Asonamatowin was envisioned and directed by the Elder's Circle of the First Nations University of Canada with participation from students.

Directors: Willie Ermine, Margaret Reynolds, Rose Bird, Florence Allen, Gilbert Kewistep, Mary Lee, Preston Gardypie

Producer: Andrée Cazabon // Cinematographer & Editor: Adam Gualtieri


Economic Reconciliation

Resources from their traditional territories fuel Canada's economic growth, yet Indigenous peoples often live in Third World conditions. Successful First Nations and non-Indigenous entrepreneurs and leaders propose remedies they predict would benefit the whole country.

Written By: Maurice Switzer


Waniska - An Awakening of Indigenous Knowledge

In an extraordinary display of resilience, a group of Elders out on the land address the importance of Indigenous knowledge. These residential school Survivors shine a light on a future where this traditional knowledge system may be called upon to assist humanity.

Filmed in the fields and forests of First Nations lands across Saskatchewan, Waniska was envisioned and directed by the Elder’s Circle of the First Nations University of Canada with participation from students.
Waniska means ‘to awaken’ in Cree.

Directors: Willie Ermine, Margaret Reynolds, Rose Bird, Florence Allen, Gilbert Kewistep, Mary Lee, Preston Gardypie

Producer:  Andrée Cazabon // Cinematographer & Editor: Adam Gualtieri


A special thank you to all those who contributed to the production of this film.

Reconciliation Education is produced by Productions Cazabon an award-winning media & online publishing company in collaboration with the

  • First Nations University of Canada

  • Bridging Finance Inc.

  • The National Centre for Collaboration in Indigenous Education.

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