The Mighty Quapaw takes a look at the Mighty Quapaw Apprenticeship Program, founded by John Ruskey of the Quapaw Canoe Company in Clarksdale, Mississippi. Through the eyes of star apprentice, Jeremy ‘Popeye’ Hayes, we are given the opportunity to see how the program can affect the lives of at-risk teens from distressed communities.
Featuring Jeremy ‘Popeye’ Hayes, John Ruskey, Jemar Tisby and Quapaw Canoe Company.
A Film By: Natalie Irby & Rachael Johnson
Produced By: Barefoot Workshops and Blue Magnolia Films
Instructed and Produced By: Chandler Griffin & Edward Symes
Format: Two-Week Documentary
Date: September 2010