Decolonizing Gender| 7mins
Director: Ryan Klatt | Producer: Shirley Thompson
Focus Years: 2012 | Country: Canada
Through song, art, participatory plays and story this film shows the atrocities of gender colonization. The Moon Voices group show how colonization destabilized First Nations culture through deconstructing a teepee and by burying a women in black cloth to silence her. As well, MÃ©tis artist Jaime Black from Winnipeg shows and talks about her travelling installation of red dresses. This REDress show commemorates the over one thousand murdered and missing Aboriginal women in Canada. Through art, this film opens up new pathways to decolonizing gender.