Buffalo Relatives: Understanding Reciprocity through Stories of the Buffalo

January 17, 2018

Dr. Tasha Hubbard

Dr. Tasha Hubbard is a writer, filmmaker, and an assistant professor at the University of Saskatchewan's Department of English. She is from Peepeekisis First Nation in Treaty Four Territory, and is the mother of a ten-year old son. Her research is on Indigenous efforts to return buffalo to the lands and Indigenous film in North America. Her first solo writing/directing project Two Worlds Colliding, about Saskatoon's infamous Starlight Tours, premiered at ImagineNATIVE in 2004, was broadcast on CBC's documentary program Roughcuts in 2004, and won the Canada Award at the 2005 Gemini Awards. Her film 7 Minutes won Best Short Non-Fiction at the Yorkton Film Festival in 2016. She also recently finished an NFB-produced feature documentary called Birth of a Family, about a 60s Scoop family reunited for the first time. It premiered at HOt Docs and landed in the top ten audience choice list, and it won the Audience Favourite for Feature Documentary at the Edmonton International Film Festival. 

Click the Image for more information about the Birth of a Family Free Screening and Q&A with Dr. Hubbard. 

Birth of Family Poster with event details