Raymond Yakeleya

Raymond Yakeleya, a Dené filmmaker from Tulita, Northwest Territories, has produced award-winning programs for Bravo, APTN, PBS and other broadcasters through his Edmonton-based company, the Earth Magic Media Group. He studied photography and television production at the Banff School of Fine Arts and attended the UCLA summer cinema program in Los Angeles. His many credits include From the Spirit, a series profiling Indigenous artists; We Remember, featuring the testimony of elders from Slavey and Loucheux communities in the Mackenzie Delta; and The Last Mooseskin Boat (1982), which honours the traditional river-based culture of the Shotah Dené.