Candace Maracle

Candace Maracle is an Indigenous filmmaker and journalist from Tyendinaga MohawkTerritory. She graduated with her masters degree in journalism from Ryerson University where she also received the CanWest Scholarship for Aboriginal Youth in Broadcast Journalism (two years in a row) and the James H. Carter Memorial Scholarship both of which recognize substantial achievement in journalism. Her work as a journalist includes reporting for the APTN’s National News and producing for CBC Radio’s “The Current” and “As It Happens.” Her award-winning documentary, “The Creator’s Game: The Quest for Gold and the Fight for Nationhood” addresses the issue of Indigenous sovereignty and has garnered several awards and credits and is most recently being broadcast in the U.S. and on Australian television. She is studying Kenienke’ha (gunyunn-gay-hah), an endangered language, so that she can include her Native tongue in her work including her most recent documentary. “The Grandfather of All Treaties,” premiered this past fall at the 2015 imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival to a soldout audience and was one of the festival’s highlights.


Grandfather of All Treaties

2015, 56:32 minutes, colour, English / Kenien'keha with English Subtitles

The Creator's Game: The Quest for Gold and the Fight for Nationhood

2011, 42:03 minutes, colour, English & Onondaga w/ English Subtitles