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Understanding Aboriginal Identity
Running Time: 30 mins.

“Understanding Aboriginal Identity” explores the complex issue of selfidentification for Aboriginal people. Today, Aboriginal identity remains inextricably linked with past government legislation and the continued stereotyping of Aboriginal people in the media and Canadian society. From a Metis settlement in rural Alberta, to the offices of Canada’s leading scholars.

 

January 22, 2016

Arctic Defenders - Part 1 of 2
Running Time: 45 mins.

Set in the dramatic and alluring landscape of the north, “Arctic Defenders” tells the remarkable story that began in 1968 with a radical Inuit movement that changed the political landscape forever. It lead to the largest land claim in western civilization, orchestrated by young visionary Inuit with a dream - the governance of their territory - the creation of Nunavut. The story reveals Canada’s misguided attempts at sovereignty in the north and finds hope and inspiration from determined people who changed the rules of the game.

 

February 19, 2016

Arctic Defenders - Part 2 of 2
Running Time: 45 mins.

Set in the dramatic and alluring landscape of the north, “Arctic Defenders” tells the remarkable story that began in 1968 with a radical Inuit movement that changed the political landscape forever. It lead to the largest land claim in western civilization, orchestrated by young visionary Inuit with a dream - the governance of their territory - the creation of Nunavut. The story reveals Canada’s misguided attempts at sovereignty in the north and finds hope and inspiration from determined people who changed the rules of the game.

 

March 18, 2016

Women, Contemporary Aboriginal Issues, and Resistance Part 1 of 2
Running Time: 41 mins

Women, Contemporary Aboriginal Issues, and Resistance helps strip away the fears and stigmas that keep people from speaking openly about Aboriginal issues. We hope to create a better understanding of each other and ourselves. This documentary follows the lives of three fictional children as they grow into adulthood, quickly becoming aware of the way their prejudices, Aboriginal roots, and friendships continue to play an important role in shaping their view of each other, and our country.

 

September 23, 2016

Women, Contemporary Aboriginal Issues, and Resistance Part 2 of 2
Running Time: 41 mins

Women, Contemporary Aboriginal Issues, and Resistance helps strip away the fears and stigmas that keep people from speaking openly about Aboriginal issues. We hope to create a better understanding of each other and ourselves. This documentary follows the lives of three fictional children as they grow into adulthood, quickly becoming aware of the way their prejudices, Aboriginal roots, and friendships continue to play an important role in shaping their view of each other, and our country.

 

October 21, 2016

Jumbo Wild
Running Time: 52 mins

Jumbo Wild travels deep into the Purcell Mountains of British Columbia where the land is wild. For the Ktunaxa Nation, it is an area known as Qat’muk, the sacred home of the grizzly bear spirit. This corridor is one of only two remaining areas in North America where grizzly bears can freely roam between Canada and the United States. For decades, First Nations, conservationists and backcountry skiers have fought the proposed Jumbo Glacier Resort. What more will it take to keep Jumbo wild for good?

 

November 25, 2016

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