Indigenous food sovereignty farm featured in documentary screening at Vancouver festival

By Sam Laskaris Local Journalism Initiative Reporter  Ryan Dickie was keen to be involved with his latest film because he believes there is an important message that needs to get out. Dickie, a member of Fort Nelson First Nation in British Columbia, wrote and directed Tea Creek, a documentary about an Indigenous food sovereignty farm that had its premiere at the DOXA Documentary Film Festival on May 4 in Vancouver. The film will have a second screening May 9 at the festival, presented annually by the non-profit organization called the Documentary Media Society. Tea Creek features Indigenous food sovereignty activist Jacob Beaton. He transforms his family farm in the B.C. village of Kitwanga into Tea Creek, which includes a training centre for people whose mission it is to restore the…

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