Release date 2010.
NIAGARA INDIE FILM FEST-2007 Best Independent Documentary
"Warrior Woman" was shot on location in Pine Ridge, South Dakota, the worst Reservation in North America, and Arizona, home of the wealthy Navajo Nation. Native Americans have the largest number of soldiers per capita serving in the United States Armed Forces. Women are becoming the number one recruits. Many are young mothers wanting to improve their living conditions and get a post secondary education. As of 2007, more than 90 female soldiers have died in Iraq. Stories of survival from Wounded Knee, to Iraq.
A theme of Women as Warriors is explored with features on Canadian Peace Activist, Anna Mae Aquash, who was murdered on Pine Ridge Reservation thirty years ago. PFC. Lori Piestewa, the first female Native American Soldier to die in combat in Iraq, is featured in her last interview before deployment. A closing tribute, to the fallen female soldiers of Iraq. The Music of Buffy Sainte-Marie is featured.
"The Power & the Grace - WWII Women" is about Canadian Servicewomen of the Second World War. Although they were not allowed to take part in combat missions, they played an active part in "backing the attack". Servicewomen from across Canada are featured with special comments from Chinese Canadian Veterans.