Nature of Healing makes Canadian Premier

By Lisa Iesse Writer MANITOULIN ISLAND – The Nature of Healing made its official premier on this side of the border on Saturday (July 15) at the Weengushk International Film Festival in Little Current. The film also picked up a Special Jury Prize which was presented to Faith Howe along with the Survivors who tell their true stories of survival in the film. The full-length documentary has already reached audiences internationally, at this festival and across the border,  continuing to raise awareness about the impacts of the residential school system on Indigenous persons and communities. In March, the Nature of Healing was officially selected for the 14th Native Women in Film Festival, where the film had its world premiere at the Fine Arts Theatre in California. Elder Blanche Hill-Easton, Turtle…

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