2017, super 8 & digital media, 13 minutes 38 seconds
Community-engaged installation video that explores the hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ (Musqueam) word nə́c̓aʔmat ct.
the purpose of this video was to learn the pronunciation and meaning for the new nə́c̓aʔmat ct Strathcona Branch Library.
730 E Hastings St, Vancouver, BC, Canada
workshops were conducted all around the Strathcona area.
images and voices:
Sheldon Agla, Darryl Amos, Don Berg, Mary Blagdan, Vivian Bomberry, Calli-Roisin Bradley, Steve Cardinal, Christopher Cook, Nancy Dan, Jordana Delgado, George, Courtenay Gibson, Spring Gillard, Alec Guerin, Lawrence Guerin, Diane Sinclair Harper, Helen, Hiseh Jay, Judy, Scott Robert Howard, Matt Hume, Jenny Hyman, Mila Hyman, Caroline Iupe, Ellie Kim, Young Kim, Mila Klimova, Rostyslau Komnatskyy, Colleen L, Lee, Yolanda Li, Lian, Lisa, Zishu Liu, Dick Louis, David Lui, Hong Lum, Emma Lutz, Kathleen Mak, Beck Martel, Jonna Milledge, Anne M’Mithiaru, Janina Mobach, Melissa West Morrison, Aisa Muraki, Madoka Muraki, Michael Paul, Catalina Payne, Harris Pearson, Alex Pepin, Phil Perras, Tia Maria Perrault, Edward Plante, Grace Point, Miriam Polman, Aiden Rappaport, Amy Rappaport, Suzie O’Shea, Sky, Corrina Sparrow, Abigail Speck, Phebe Speck, Ruth P. Speck, Stella, Nora Stogan, Violet Tardif, Ashley Thorne, Paul To, Jackson Topal, Luis Velasquez, Tony Walker,
Adam W. Warne, Cedar Wilson, Teresa Wong, Flordeliza Young.
documentary video footage courtesy of "Musqueam Through Time.”
Musqueam Paddle Song performed by Carl Point.
commissioned by the Vancouver Public Library with the support of the Friends of the Vancouver Public Library and in-kind support from Musqueam Cultural Services.
Strathcona Park was one of the locations to have conversations about nə́c̓aʔmat ct
i had a super 8 camera and audio recorder for participants to try
here is the strategy for conversation on this particular afternoon...
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