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‘You live this work’: Land guardians work to preserve Seal River Watershed – Daily Guardian

March 27, 2024

A new short documentary is detailing efforts to protect the Seal River Watershed in Manitoba’s north.

We Are Made From the Land premiers Wednesday evening at the Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG). It features Tadoule Lake resident Stephanie Thorassie, executive director of the Seal River Watershed Initiative.

Thorassie says she was approached by the Indigenous Leadership Initiative to be featured in the film.

“I was really hesitant at first, considering that a lot of the footage would be our story to where we are today, but also my personal story in this role that I work in now,” Thorassie said. “But I was reminded that we have a lot of young people watching, and that it may be something that other youth or other rez kids might look at and see that it’s possible to do big things.”

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