Artist

Kevin Lee Burton

Kevin Lee Burton is a director, film festival programmer, offline editor and freelance camera operator who is Swampy Cree from God’s Lake Narrows, Manitoba. In his directorial works he has designed a niche by specifically working in his ancestral tongue, Cree. Kevin was awarded Best Experimental Video and Best Indigenous Language Production for his experimental film NIKAMOWIN (SONG) at the 2007 ImagineNATIVE Film Festival.

Kevin has worked for the Native and Indigenous Initiatives at the SUNDANCE INSTITUTE / FILM FESTIVAL, programmed for IMAGeNATION and OUT ON SCREEN film festivals, and has co-developed and written for NEHIYAWETAN, a children’s Cree language series.

Videography

Nikamowin (Song)

2007, 11:15 minutes, colour, Cree / English

Meskanahk (My Path)

2005, 09:00 minutes, colour, Cree with English st

Critical Writing

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by Jason Anderson. EYE WEEKLY, Apr. 3, 2008.