Coming to your TV screen this August

(Left: COURTESY KRISTINA RUDDICK Right: COURTESY IMDB) Who would have thought that one of Kahnawake’s own would be sipping tea and cracking jokes with critically-acclaimed director Taika Waititi? Although once you have a chance to watch Kawennáhere Devery Jacobs on screen, this will no longer come as a surprise. With a breath of

From Turtle Island to a Greek tragedy

Wahsonti:io Kirby, right, plays Phaidra’s Shadow in the Dawson College production of Hippolytos. By: Zachary Kamel, The Eastern Door [juiz_sps buttons="facebook, twitter, mail"] “Mighty and of high renown, among mortals and in heaven alike, I am called the goddess Aphrodite. Of all those who dwell between the Euxine Sea and the Pillars of Atlas and

From shorts to features to video games, Jacobs is on a roll

(Courtesy Kawennáhere Devery Jacobs) [juiz_sps buttons="facebook, twitter, mail"] Kawennáhere Devery Jacobs went through a spat of time when she may have thought Rhymes for Young Ghouls would be her heroic swan song in the acting world. In acting, not working is not progressing, and Jacobs suffered through over a year of near misses, callbacks

Horn’s star continues to bounce and show range

Kaniehtiio Horn’s range as an actor was on full display in 2015 playing the quirky, fun and charming artist Paige in the web series Blank Paige among a plethora of drama, action and comedy roles. (Courtesy [juiz_sps buttons="facebook, twitter, mail"] Tuesday, the independently produced web series Blank Paige launched online, starring Kahnawa’kehró:non actress

Media mavericks talk past, present and future

Orenda Boucher-Curotte, Michelle Smith, Brittany LeBorgne and Skawennati Fragnito spoke at Dawson College Wednesday about the resurgence of Indigenous representations in a variety of media. (Daniel J. Rowe, The Eastern Door) [juiz_sps buttons="facebook, twitter, mail"] What is an Indigenous artist’s responsibility in the artistic and media world? It was a key question posed