The EIFF Presents 'Mary Two-Axe Earley: I Am Indian Again'
By Emil Tiedemann At a time when people across the country are up in arms about their "personal rights and freedoms" in relation to mask mandates and vaccination passports, there's a new short documentary film that reminds us of a time (not all that long ago) when Indigenous women were fighting for their right to be recognized by the Canadian government as... Indigenous women ! Courtney Montour's Mary Two-Axe Earley: I Am Indian Again Mohawk filmmaker Courtney Montour 's Mary Two-Axe Earley: I Am Indian Again will be presented as part of the 35th annual Edmonton International Film Festival ( Oct. 1-10 ) next month. Montour herself will be appearing in person to present her documentary - which was partly shot right here in Edmonton - at the EIFF on Sunday, October 3. I Am Indian Again really puts things in perspective when you see the decades-long struggles of a group of Indigenous women's rights activists - perhaps most notably the film's namesake