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Michelle Latimer
« on: December 18, 2020, 01:24:31 am »
Interesting article about another fraud infiltrating the Canadian film industry. Apparently she's won awards, grants and many accolades from other native film makers and non-native alike. Long article but worth the read.


https://www.cbc.ca/news/indigenous/michelle-latimer-kitigan-zibi-indigenous-identity-1.5845310
Indigenous
Award-winning filmmaker Michelle Latimer's Indigenous identity under scrutiny

Latimer apologizes for prematurely claiming ties with Kitigan Zibi, Que.

An acclaimed film director lauded for two high-profile Indigenous productions this year says she's sorry for not verifying her ties to an Algonquin community after facing questions over the validity of her identity......