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Walking With Plants
24-minutes
Styawat/ Leigh Joseph is a Skwxwú7mesh Nation ethnobotanist. While walking in two worlds, she was guided home by plants.
Screening day / time
  • Nov 18-21: Virtual Encore

Walking With Plants

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Running Time
Short Film
24 minutes
Genres
Short

Walking With Plants

Styawat/Leigh Joseph is a Sḵwxw̱ú7mesh Nation ethnobotanist. She grew up away from her traditional territory of Squamish, B.C. but in coming to a deeper understanding of her identity as a Sḵwxw̱ú7mesh woman, felt called to move her family home.

As she navigates walking between academic and cultural worlds, she contemplates her relationship with plants and their role as teachers. On the land where her ancestors have harvested since time beyond memory, her life purpose is awakened.

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Festival screenings
Year(s) screened
  • 2021
  • 2021-Virtual
Screening Day / Time
  • Nov 18-21: Virtual Encore
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