Kwnkwnatul: Walking Together
Catalogue Number: RVP022
Producer: River Voices
Producing Agencies: River Voices
Subject: Canadian History, Canadian Social Studies, Canadian World Studies, Citizenship Education, Documentary, Family Studies/Home Economics, First Nations Studies, Global Studies, Guidance, History, Indigenous Issues, Indigenous Peoples, Social Issues, Social Sciences, Social Studies, Sociology
Grade Level: 6 - 8, 9 - 12, Post Secondary, Adult
Country Of Origin: Canada
Copyright Year: 2020
Running Time: 23:01
Indigenous youth from Canada travel to Africa and share experiences about global issues whilst exploring connections between their histories, their cultures and our collective future.
KWNKWNATUL (Sencoten word) Walking Together in Africa, is a film made by and about Indigenous youth from Canada. It is a global story of indigenous youth coming of age, traveling to Africa, learning and sharing their wisdom - part adventure film, part social justice documentary. Whether talking about the effects of colonialism, the hazards of squat toilets or how to grow a community garden, the sheer exuberance of these young adults’ energy and optimism is captivating throughout this film and gives us hope for their futures.
BEST CANADIAN FEATURE DOCUMENTARY - Vancouver Independent Film Festival, 2021
STORY TELLING AWARD – A Show for a Change Film Festival, 2021