“This Accident of Being Lost” from Leanne Betasamosake Simpson’s album f(l)light, (music written and performed by Tara Williamson), is a poem, a song, a book and now a video directed by Dene filmmaker Amos Scott. The video was made along with the students in the Spring 2015 cohort at the Dechinta Centre for Research & Learning. It was shot in Treaty 8 of Denendeh on Chief Drygeese Territory in the Akaitcho region, the territory of the Yellowknives Dene First Nation, and features a special appearance by Dene actress, moose hide tanner, artist and faculty member Melaw Nakeh’ko (The Revenant). Click here to read the behind the scenes story of the making of This Accident of Being Lost.
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