First Stories - My Indian Name

First Stories - My Indian Name

| 6 min

This short film documents Darryl Nepinak's journey as he receives his Indian name, while exploring how traditional culture continues to shape and influence our modern sense of self.

First Stories is an emerging filmmaker program for Indigenous youth which produced 3 separate collections of short films from Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta. Produced in association with CBC, APTN, SCN, SaskFilm and MANITOBA FILM & SOUND.

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  • executive producer
    Michael Scott
    Derek Mazur
  • writer
    Darryl Nepinak
  • director
    Darryl Nepinak
  • cinematographer
    Claude Savard
    Sean Parenteau
  • sound recordist
    George Addis
    Marlin Greyeyes
  • picture editor
    Blair Scott
  • sound editor
    Anita Lubosch
  • original music
    Jesse Green
  • re-recording mixer
    Howard Rissin
  • producer
    Joe MacDonald