Film

Spirit Bear and Children Make History



Spirit Bear and Children Make History
Animation
Animation, Indigenous Voices, Canadian
26 minutes
Canada
2021

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Synopsis:

Spirit Bear tells a tragic story of Jordan River Anderson, and unfairness towards Indigenous Kids.

Stop motion animation based on the book written by Dr. Cindy Blackstock. When Spirit Bear's mom tells him about an important human rights

case happening in Ottawa, Ontario, he makes the long trip to go and watch, and stand up for First Nations Kids. Spirit Bear tells a tragic story

of Jordan River Anderson, and unfairness towards Indigenous Kids.



Credits:

Director Bio:

Amanda Strong is a Michif Indigenous filmmaker, media artist and stop-motion director based out of the unceded Coast Salish territory in Vancouver, British Columbia. She has exhibited work and her films have been screened at festivals worldwide.