Reaghan Tarbell

“Telling the story about my family and my community was, at the same time, the most challenging and most rewarding time of my life,” says Reaghan Tarbell, a Kanien’kéhaka (Mohawk) filmmaker from Kahnawake, Quebec. She won widespread acclaim for Little Caughnawaga: To Brooklyn and Back, her film about the Mohawk high steel workers who helped create the New York skyline, and the women who sustained their thriving community in Brooklyn. She has collaborated with Montreal-based Mushkeg Media, notably on Finding Our Talk, a series on Indigenous languages, and has worked with the National Museum of the American Indian.