Posts Tagged ‘Aboriginal’


Photo Friday | Meet the Indigenous Peoples of B.C.’s Skeena River in 10 Gorgeous Pics


After the Frazer, the Skeena is British Columbia’s second longest river. For the area’s first inhabitants, the Tsimshian and Gitxsan, whose names respectively mean “inside the Skeena River” and “people of the Skeena River,” the river is everything. Take a trip up river and back in time with these sweet images taken from the archives of Peoples of the


Download 5 Films on Canada’s Indigenous Peoples for $0.99 Each!


Looking to learn more about the incredible traditions, stories, and history of Canada’s Indigenous peoples? Enjoy our selection of 5 films that you can download for just $0.99 each!

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Indigenous New Wave: NFB at the Pan Am Games


Archival footage serves as both inspiration and raw material in Souvenir, an audacious series of shorts by Aboriginal artists that gets its world premiere during the upcoming Pan Am Games in Toronto. Four leading figures in the Indigenous arts — Kent Monkman, Caroline Monnet, Jeff Barnaby and Michelle Latimer — have each crafted a three-to-four-minute

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We Were Children: Reactions from Residential School Survivors and Other Viewers


Discover powerful comments left by Residential School survivors and other viewers after watching our 2012 film, We Were Children.


5 films about Aboriginal issues

Last Friday, we launched Alanis Obomsawin’s latest film, The People of the Kattawapiskak River, as a way to provide background and context for what’s taking place in the news and across the country with the Idle No More movement. In the film, Attawapiskat’s residents opened up to Alanis and talked about their first hand experiences


13 short films by Aboriginal filmmakers for the 2010 Vancouver Winter Games


The following is a guest post by animation producer Michael Fukushima. Vistas: Walk-in-the-Forest by Diane Obomsawin, National Film Board of Canada For better or worse (you choose your own side ’cause I’ve got mine), the Winter Olympics spectacle only comes around every four years and host nations pull out all the stops to showcase the


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