Mohawk Institute survivers’ film “The Nature of Healing” premieres

LOS ANGELES – Survivors of the former Mohawk Institute will present the world premiere of their film in LA March 8. Survivors and film-makers will share their film The Nature of Healing, a documentary officially selected for the 14th Native Women in Film Festival. The full-length documentary is premiering March 8 at the Fine Arts Theatre in Beverly Hills, California. Seven survivors including Six Nations grandmother Dawn Hill, grandfather Jimmie Edgar of Baawating (Sault Saint Marie) and elder Blanche Hill-Easton of Six Nations of the Grand River.share their stories in The Nature of Healing. Grandmother and Survivor Dawn Hill, who is featured in the film, spoke with Turtle Island News about the project and how the film is bringing a deeper awareness of the residential school experience. “Not just here in…

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