This past spring, moviegoers got to see the film adaptation of Richard Wagamese's popular novel "Indian Horse," about a gifted Indigenous hockey player, and his residual difficulties from growing up in a residential school. For actor Edna Manitowabi, playing the grandmother was not only a role, but the opportunity to bring the residential school story to a greater audience - a story that is also her own. She talks to Nam Kiwanuka her story.
Episode:
The Agenda in the Summer: Edna Manitowabi
Aired:
Aug 21, 2018