Michelle Smith is a Métis filmmaker, media artist and educator with an MA in Media Studies from Concordia University. She uses diverse media and participatory strategies to explore issues around indigenous identity, education and intercultural experience. Documentary projects include the indigenous health series Working it Out Together (2015), the aboriginal language series Finding our Talk (2010), and the feature, determiNATION songs (2009). New media projects include www.OtaNdaYanaan.net, an interactive documentary celebrating Métis language and culture and Rivet Rampage, a video game based on the experience of Mohawk Ironworkers. She has been teaching in the Media Arts department and Pathways program at John Abbott College since 2010.