Tracey Kim Bonneau is an award winning documentary Director Writer and Producer and has expansive experience in project management. Her expertise is building effective teams and creating multi-media projects. Tracey is from the Syilx Nation from the Okanagan, born and raised on the Penticton Indian reserve in British Columbia. Tracey’s work is known to be future-oriented with innovation. Of the Land Productions Inc. became a reality in 2010 and specializes in quality productions for aboriginal stories Tracey has is an in-depth experience as a journalist reporting in print, radio, television professionally for over twenty-five years.
Tracey nurtures develops business, marketing and communications plans that encompass cultural corporate vision. Tracey Kim Bonneau is a forward-thinking entrepreneurial strategist with the ability to build high performance teams.
Aboriginal Advisor: Government, Private Enterprise
Expertise - Aboriginal Arts Consultant
- Professional Arts Administrator
- Coordination Communications - Conferences Fundraising Branding, Marketing
- Events Coordination Specialist: Festival, Conference, Arts, film, Youth and Education
- Team Building - Conflict Resolution
- Emcee, Event Host
QUEST OUT WEST: Wild Food, season 1 / World premiere / Prime time documentary series
On the Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (APTN) Premiered September 9 on Aboriginal Peoples Television Network 7:00 PM APTN
Exciting to many viewers is documentary storytelling technique that Host Tracey Kim Bonneau shares about her rich oral history and living culture of the Syilx people and growing up in the Okanagan. The culture of sharing food, stories is a special rite of passage passed down through feasting celebrations, and the passing down of protocols. The teachings of the Four Food Chiefs featured the inspiration and theme for the all 13 episodes. Healthy sustainable food practices and the importance of those food systems historically and in today’s changing world
In each episode Tracey examines the rich history between Syilx people and Settlers featuring the traditional and modern landscapes of the Okanagan Valley located in the Interior of beautiful British Columbia. Gathering stories, sharing secret ingredients, history and cooking methods of her ancestors she and her guest discuss & sample the nutritious delicious results and discuss the good life.
Tracey's connection with traditional foods starts with fond childhood memories of gathering roots and berries with her grandmother Lilly. Her love for traditional knowledge systems and preserving Indigenous food and preparing hearty dishes at the farm she grew up around with her family served as the key inspiration for the series.
Wild Food APTN