VILLA PUFFS BY FALEN JOHNSON

In response to CHAPTER 1: Centring Relationships to End Violence in Reclaiming Power and Place, the final report from the federal commission on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls.

Audio Directed by Cole Alvis 

Starring Michaela Washburn

Sound Design and Composition by Olivia Shortt and Cosette Pin

 Multimedia Interpretations by Kaylyn and Kassiday Bernard of Patuo’kn

“Believe in Me” is composed by Aqua Nibii Waawaaskone, Aaron Lightstone, Justin Gray, David R. Maracle and Alyssa Delbaere-Sawchuck. The Room 217 Foundation is the owner of the Master recording.

“Putting your body in the line of potential violence is not a fun feeling. Bravery isn’t a thing that feels good. You are so brave. That was so brave. How brave of you. Being brave never feels fun. Nia:wen to you. To you brave ones.”
Falen Johnson
 

Content warning: this piece includes references to  domestic violence and contains strong language