Tasha Hubbard
Tasha hubbard

Tasha Hubbard is an award-winning filmmaker from Peepeekisis First Nation in Treaty Four Territory and has ties to Thunderchild First Nation in Treaty Six Territory. Hubbard’s last feature is the Canadian Screen Award winning NÎPAWISTAMÂSOWIN: WE WILL STAND UP, which opened Hot Docs in 2019. The film took home the Best Canadian Feature prize and screened theatrically across Canada and at festivals around the world, with Hubbard picking up the DGC Discovery Award for her direction and sweeping the Canadian festival and awards circuit. She made her solo directorial debut in 2005 with the Gemini award winning TWO WORLDS COLLIDING, an exposé of Saskatoon’s infamous ‘starlight tours,’ where police abandoned Indigenous men in freezing winter conditions. With her acclaimed 2017 documentary BIRTH OF A FAMILY, Hubbard sensitively parsed the Sixties Scoop legacy: a practice that saw more than 20,000 Indigenous babies removed from their birth families. She is now moving into scripted projects. Hubbard is also an Associate Professor in the University of Alberta’s Faculty of Native Studies and Department of English and Film. Her research and advocacy in support of Indigenous efforts to return the buffalo to the lands is the focus of her upcoming documentary featurecalled SINGING BACK THE BUFFALO.