Catherine Martin - Guest Knowledge Keeper 


A member of the Millbrook First Nation in Truro, Nova Scotia, Catherine Martin is an independent producer, director, writer, facilitator, communications consultant, drummer and the first woman Mi’kmaw filmmaker from the Atlantic Region. She has a BA from Dalhousie University in Theatre Arts and a Masters of Education from Mount St. Vincent with a focus on Media Literacy. Catherine’s award-winning documentaries include the animation film Little Boy Who Lived with Muini’skw (2004), the NFB film The Spirit of Annie Mae (2002), and Spirit Wind (2000). In 2006, Catherine added the NFB online documentary Bringing Annie Mae Home to her many accomplishments. She has produced videos for Coady International Institute’s Indigenous Women In Community Leadership for their curriculum; is producing a series of short vignettes for the Mi’kmawey Debert Project in Truro, NS.; has produced 8 Atlantic Aboriginal Entrepreneur

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