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Storyteller & Changemaker

 Patrick Shannon, also known as Nang Ḵ‘uulas is an Indigenous film director, award-winning social entrepreneur, and university instructor from Haida Gwaii, Canada.

Patrick’s work centres around social and cultural justice, and the elevation of marginalized voices through education, youth mentorship, media, and technology.


 Patrick runs InnoNative, a film production company that develops music videos, documentaries and scripted narratives across Canada

Making Change

Patrick has launched and contributed to dozens of projects and initiatives with the goal of creating positive social change in the world.

From international events to empowering communities in every corner of Canada, Patrick aims to bring technology, media, education and creativity together to accomplish great things.


With a decade of experience as a professional photographer, Patrick brings his passion for portraiture, fashion, and event photography to capture moments of beauty

Get In Touch!

Would you like to bring Patrick on for a project?

Patrick is based on Haida Gwaii, on the Northwest coast of BC, but regularly works across Canada and is happy to travel for projects and initiatives

Haida Gwaii