The Other Side Season 5 Web Series – Eastern Edition

Episode 1: Afterlife

It is perspectives of two respected Mi’kmaq knowledge carriers, Catherine Martin and Joe Michael, both from Nova Scotia. It was written, produced and directed by Natalie D. Clifford, who is Mi’kmaq and lives in Halifax, N.S.

Episode 2: Circle of the Spirit

It is based on conversations with Elder Junior Peter-Paul and Julie Pellissier-Lush. Junior is from the Elsipogtog First Nation located in New Brunswick and Julie is from the Lennox Island First Nation located in Prince Edward Island. It was written, directed and produced by Misiksk Jadis of Abegweit First Nation and Sean Doke of Lennox Island First Nation, both located in Prince Edward Island (Epekwitk).

Episode 3: Feed the Ancestors

Wolastoqi filmmaker, Carr Sappier sits at the fire with Councillor Tina Perley-Martin to talk about her spiritual experiences as one of the crisis team leaders in their community of Negootgook, which sits on the northern corner of the Tobique and Wolastoq rivers in New Brunswick.

The Other Side Season 3 Web Series

Episode 1: The Fire

This episode is based on a conversation with Ko’waintco Michel of the Nooaitch Band in BC. It was written, produced and directed by Petie Chalifoux and Micheal Auger, both are from the Driftpile Cree Nation in Northern Alberta along the shores of Lesser Slave Lake.

Episode 2: After Life

This episode is based on conversations with Max Morin and Jordan Mihalicz, both Cree from the community of Beauval (Beautiful Valley), Saskatchewan, and musician Pura Fé, an heir to the Katénu:aka Skarúre and Taino Nations in North Carolina. It was written, produced and directed by Francis Laliberte who is also Cree from Beauval.

Episode 3: The Mi’kmaw Other Side

This episode is based on conversations with First Nations youth in traditional Mi’kmaq territory in Nova Scotia, as well as the writings of Daniel Paul. It was written, directed, and produced by Bretten Hannam who is of Mi’kmaw and Scottish descent.

Episode 4: Thoughts on the After Life

This episode is based on conversations with Peter Froese and Skye Pelletier. Peter is from Lake Manitoba First Nation and Skye is from Winnipeg Manitoba. It was produced, written and directed by Roger Boyer, an indigenous filmmaker from Winnipeg Manitoba. He was assisted by Ryan Wilson, an indigenous filmmaker from Peguis First Nation.