Indigenous Education

Join us for a screening of Fawnda Neckoway’s film Kita Kiskihtihtakwaw: So They Will Know tomorrow at Manitou a bi Bii Daziigae

November 9, 2022

RRC Polytech’s Digital Film and Media Production Program and Nikâwiy Productions are proud to present the first public screening of Kita kiskithihtahkwaw: So They Will Know. Fawnda Neckoway makes her directorial debut in this heartwarming 20-minute film in honor of a hopeful future when it comes to discussing a difficult part of history with the young ones in our lives. She is joined by community leaders who offer valuable insight and resources in support of carrying on important conversations.

Inspired by an innocent question, and the literature of author David Robertson, STWK features interviews with David Robertson, Wab Kinew, Bobbie Jo Leclair, Kimberly Giswein and Dr. Ramona Neckoway.

Moderated by Aaron Zeghers, the evening will feature an opening film A Moccasin Creation Story, and host a brief informative session with Industry Representatives such as Film Training Manitoba, Red River College Polytechnic and the Winnipeg Indigenous Filmmakers Collective. All are welcome! Light refreshments will be available. 

Where: Round House Auditorium – Manitou a bi Bii daziigae
When: Thursday, November 10th, 2022 at 7:30pm
Tickets: FREE Event | Light refreshments served.
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*limited seating available

The name of the film was gifted from her aunt who said in a conversation ‘they need to know’, which later translated to the Inthinew (Cree) language as Kita kiskithihtahkwaw: ‘So They Will Know’. We acknowledge the elders/survivors who lived through Residential Schools and remember the ones who did not make it home.

RRC Polytech campuses are located on the lands of Anishinaabe, Ininiwak, Anishininew, Dakota, and Dené, and the National Homeland of the Red River Métis.

We recognize and honour Treaty 3 Territory Shoal Lake 40 First Nation, the source of Winnipeg’s clean drinking water. In addition, we acknowledge Treaty Territories which provide us with access to electricity we use in both our personal and professional lives.

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