In this beautifully animated documentary short, filmmaker Lyana Patrick narrates her family’s powerful story of love and survival at Lejac Indian Residential School.
Screens in program VIFF Short Forum: Programme 5
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Lyana Patrick is a member of the Stellat’en First Nation (Carrier Nation) on her father’s side and Acadian/Scottish on her mother’s side. She has worked in communications and education for 17 years, including as a journalist, communications officer and documentary filmmaker. She holds a PhD from the University of British Columbia and is an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Health Sciences at Simon Fraser University.