Colten Boushie

Tasha Hubbard’s doc focuses on the ensuing trial, the effect on Boushie’s family and a legal system that allowed an all-white jury to validate an Indigenous man’s death Read more


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National Film Board of Canada

In nîpawistamâsowin: We Will Stand Up, Cree filmmaker Tasha Hubbard looks at the aftermath of the Colten Boushie verdict and the fight for justice reform Read more

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Festival's powerful opening film provides an intimate look at Colten Boushie and his family's fight for justice Read more


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Nîpawistamâsowin: We Will Stand Up leads the lineup, which also includes docs about the Quebec City mosque shooting, Aung San Suu Kyi and Wu-Tang Clan Read more

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Matt Barnes

iskwē's new video Little Star, released on the anniversary of acquittals in the Colten Boushie and Tina Fontaine cases, is an ode to young, Indigenous lives lost and a recrimination of a society that has repeatedly turned a blind eye to tragedies. Read more


My settler family from Saskatchewan lived by a beautiful ethic: honour and care for the stranger – so what drove farmer Gerald Stanley to attack Indigenous youth seeking his help? Read more

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Cindy Breland

Canada is founded on the exploitation of Indigenous peoples – if that idea is unsettling for settler society, then good. Read more

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Why an all-white jury's acquittal of Saskatchewan farmer Gerald Stanley on second-degree murder charges in the shooting death of young Indigenous man amounts to a continuation of cultural genocide Read more

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    Colten Boushie's mother Debbie Baptiste (left) and cousin Jade Tootoosis at the United Nations in New York.