ATTESTING RESISTANCE
MARJORIE BEAUCAGE

 

Marjorie Beaucage is a M├ętis Two-Spirited filmmaker, cultural worker, and community-based mentor. Her work as an independent artist, seeks to question, empower, and change the ways we look at ourselves. Marjorie Beaucage is co-founder of the Aboriginal Film and Video Art Alliance. She has worked as a cultural ambassador to negotiate self-governing partnerships and alliances with the Banff Centre for the Arts, V-Tape, Canada Council for the Arts, and the Saskatchewan Arts Board, which have resulted in the development of new Indigenous Arts programs. She also programmed the first Aboriginal Film Festival in Toronto in 1992. Beaucage is actively involved in creating platforms and opportunities for First Nations and people of colour to have their voices visible in media.