Colten Boushie, a young Cree man is murdered after entering Gerald Stanley’s rural property with his friends. Stanley’s subsequent acquittal captured international attention, raising questions about racism embedded within Canada’s legal system and propelling Colten’s family to national and international stages in their pursuit of justice.
Directed by Tasha Hubbard
Dr. Tasha Hubbard is a writer, filmmaker and associate professor at the University of Alberta. She is from Peepeekisis First Nation in Treaty Four Territory and has ties to Thunderchild First Nation in Treaty Six Territory. Her academic research focuses on Indigenous film in North America, and Indigenous efforts to return the buffalo to the lands. Her documentary is nîpawistamâsowin: We Will Stand Up, is a personal exploration of Colten Boushie’s death.