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Shi-Shi-Etko (2009)

Young native Indian Shi-Shi-Etko will soon be taken away from her home to begin her formal western education at a residential school, which were designed to solve the Indian "problem". Her ... See full summary »

Director:

Kate Kroll
1 win & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Ta'kaiya Blaney Ta'kaiya Blaney ... Shi-Shi-Etko
Inez Jasper ... Mom
Rita Pete Rita Pete ... Yayah
Lee Provost Lee Provost ... Dad
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Storyline

Young native Indian Shi-Shi-Etko will soon be taken away from her home to begin her formal western education at a residential school, which were designed to solve the Indian "problem". Her mother, father and grandmother want her to remember her native roots and they wait for her return in the spring to continue passing down those ideals to her. In the meantime, the Indian community is barren of children. Written by Huggo

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Shi-Shi-Etko, a six year old Native girl, has only four days before she is taken to residential school. Each day she spends with a family member, who remind her of the importance of remembering who she is.

Genres:

Short | Drama

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Country:

Canada

Language:

Aboriginal

Release Date:

1 May 2009 (Canada) See more »

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Monkey Ink Media See more »
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Color
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The last residential schools in Canada closed in 1996. See more »

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