Marie-Helene Cousineau is a video and filmmaker who I first met by being her teacher’s assistant at Concordia University in Montreal back in 1997. Her career path has lead her to many opportunities to work with Aboriginal people in Nunavut. She is founder of a women’s video collective called Isuma.
“Just the fact that I moved to Igloolik, this was not something I planned ahead,” says Cousineau talking about how she came to form Isuma. “I was working with women’s groups and individual women before moving to Igloolik, so I was working for people that were there.” Continue reading