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Jacquie Black is of the Ojibway nation and has worked on many projects, productions and programs that help to promote and showcase creative expression and storytelling through print, music and television. 


She has a diploma in Criminology, studied at the Banff Centre for the Arts and is a graduate of Creative Communications with a major in Journalism.


Jacquie is a writer and director for the documentary television series TAKEN, which premiered Season One in 2016, and is now in Season Two development.  TAKEN is a series that delves into the stories of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls.


In addition to this she has had numerous professional opportunities, such as: Writer -   for the award winning Children’s television series, Tipi Tales, Director - Legacy of Hope/Eagle Vision – Residential School Survivor stories, Writer - Aboriginal Day Live/APTN, Writer - the Aboriginal Peoples Choice Music Awards, Writer - CA$HING IN – TV series, Writer - children’s TV series Planet Echo, and was published in the book First Lady Nation – Stories of Aboriginal Women.


Jacquie is also the Manager for The Indigenous Music Awards and the Communications Manager for the Manito Ahbee Festival.