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Banock and a Movie 2009

Title Athabasca Edmonton

Club Native
Running Time: 78 mins.

"In Club Native, filmmaker Tracey Deer uses Kahnawake, her hometown, as a lens to probe deeply into the history and contemporary reality of Aboriginal identity. Deer reveals the exclusionary attitudes that divide the community and many others like it across Canada."

 

January 23, 2009

Chiefs Series: Sitting Bull - Part 1
Running Time: 46 mins.

"This two part episode of "Chiefs" chronicles Sitting Bull: the life and legacy of a remarkable Native leader that the U.S. government regarded as a stubborn and a dangerous obstacle."

 

March 13, 2009

Chiefs Series: Sitting Bull - Part 2
Running Time: 46 mins.

"This two part episode of "Chiefs" chronicles Sitting Bull: the life and legacy of a remarkable Native leader that the U.S. government regarded as a stubborn and a dangerous obstacle."

 

March 20, 2009

Chiefs Series: Black Hawk War
Running Time: 46 mins.

"The Black Hawk War: This episode of "Chiefs" gathers together Sauk descendants from Oklahoma to revisit their traditional homeland in northern Illinois and Wisconsin."

 

April 17, 2009

Chiefs Series: Pontiac
Running Time: 46 mins.

"The Pontiac Rebellion: This episode brings to life a great native leader who demonstrated to the world that the British were not invincible."

 

May 22, 2009

Chiefs Series: Joseph Brant
Running Time: 46 mins.

"This episode of 'Chiefs' tells the story of a man whose name still stirs up controversy, especially among his descendants, the people of the Six Nations."

 

June 19, 2009

Two Rivers
Running Time: 57 mins.

" 'Two Rivers' documents the discovery of two groups Native and non Native, as they grappled with the radical differences between the two cultures. The results of this groups' work together is astonishing and touching people on both sides."

 

October 20, 2009

Niigaanibatowaad: Front Runners
Running Time: 47 mins.

Niigaanibatowaad: Front Runners is a story of survival, hope, reconciliation and a dream for a new beginning. At the 1967 Pan American Games, some First Nation men ran with the Games torch, however when they arrived at the stadium they were not allowed to enter with it. At the 1999 Pan American Games a special ceremony was held to honor these men.

 

November 20, 2009

Two Rivers
Running Time: 57 mins.

" 'Two Rivers' documents the discovery of two groups Native and non Native, as they grappled with the radical differences between the two cultures. The results of this groups' work together is astonishing and touching people on both sides."

December 4, 2009

 

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