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Tamara Podemski

by JWA Staff
Our work to expand the Encyclopedia is ongoing. We are providing this brief biography for Tamara Podemski until we are able to commission a full entry.

Tamara Podemski

Born in Toronto to an Israeli father and Anishinaabe mother, Tamara Podemski is a multi-disciplinary artist whose work on stage, on screen, and in the recording studio has garnered such awards as the Special Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival, two Aboriginal Music Awards for her self-titled album, and two awards for her music video “Meegwetch.” As a community worker, Tamara shares her cultural and creative experiences through workshops, keynotes, and panel discussions. She is currently writing the second season of the documentary series Future History, starring in the CBC drama Coroner, and writing her fourth album. Podemski is a graduate of the Claude Watson School for the Performing Arts in Toronto where she studied theatre, dance and music throughout its 10-year program. She also hopes to complete her degree in Aboriginal Studies and Hebrew Literature at the University of Toronto.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Tamara Podemski." (Viewed on May 28, 2023) <>.


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