A Revival and Reclamation of Identity (8:45)
Sage Petahtegoose is Elk Clan from Atikameksheng Anishnawbek, a reserve on Robinson-Huron Treaty territory. Based in Toronto, she is currently working toward a diploma in film and television production at Humber College. Petahtegoose gains her teachings from the Three Fires Midewiwin Lodge, a medicine society of the Anishnawbek.
Anishinabek Youth at Children’s Climate Change Conference (6:50)
Francesca Pheasant, Autumn Peltier
Francesca Pheasant, Autumn Peltier and Bernadette Shawanda (chaperone) of Wiikwemkoong Unceded Nation at the 2015 Children’s Climate Change Conference.
The Immigrant Settler is Not an Oxymoron (9:20)
Anubha Momin is a writer, performer, and digital specialist who lives in Iqaluit, Nunavut. She blogs at Finding True North, where she has written everything from interviews with the prime minister to Northern music reviews. Momin is a production manager and unit publicist for Qanurli?, the only drama series filmed entirely in Nunavut, as well as various other film and television projects.
Harvesting Hope: In Northern Manitoba Communities (36:44)
Vanessa Lozecznik, Ryan Klatt, and Dr. Thompson with community input
Despite the grinding poverty and many other barriers to accessing healthy food where 75% of households are food insecure, people in northern communities are growing hope. These communities are planting gardens, starting greenhouses and teaching traditional Aboriginal methods of harvesting, gardening, berry picking and fishing to children and families. In spite of restrictive policies and a lack of meaningful government support, community members are reintroducing traditional food practices.
Seeking Netukulimk (22:12)
Kerry Prosper is a passionate fisher and Mi’kmaq elder, who is teaching his grandchildren how to exercise their treaty rights by fishing eels. But those rights come with sacred responsibilities to care for the land and waters of Mi’kma’ki. Seeking Netukulimk is a lyrical exploration of the traditional laws that govern fishing in the Mi’kmaq world, and some of the political battles that have been fought to defend them.
Ancestors and the Land: Our Past, Present, and Future (40:17)
Native American activist, educator, and writer Winona LaDuke speaks at the 2017 Geography of Hope Conference. 2017’s theme was “Ancestors and the Land: Our Past, Present, and Future” held in Point Reyes, California.
UNDRIP Animation (3:26)
This animated video gives a brief overview of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, which sets standards and guides government relationships with Indigenous peoples.
Inconvenient Skin (6:21)
Shane Koyczan featuring Tanya Tagaq and Kym Gouchie
This year has been a polarizing one for Canada. While we celebrate 150 years as a nation we have also come face to face with our own dark history.
Why reconciliation? (8:20)
The United Church of Canada
In this video, Karen Joseph, Executive Director of Reconciliation Canada, reflects on how critical it is for Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples to work through the process of reconciliation.
Traditional Recipes: Food and Filmmaking (8 Episodes)
Factory Media Centre, the Hamilton Regional Indian Centre & The Kitchen Collective
‘Traditional Recipes: Food & Filmmaking’ is a hands-on workshop series engaging Indigenous youth from Hamilton in cooking & creation. Video cameras in hand, youth are developing their storytelling skills while learning about historic First Nations cuisine.
Dene A Journey (2 Seasons)
The main inspiration for Dene A Journey is rooted in Amos’ desire to know more of his own Tlicho background, and the shared desire amongst many of his Dene peers to want to know more of their cultures. The goal of the show is to reveal Dene culture and to provide an opportunity to create a safe dialogue for those who feel disconnected from their indigenous heritage.
REDx Talks (25 Videos)
Through art, cultural, and educational programming, Iiniistsi Treaty Arts Society explores iiniistsis (treaties) between Indigenous and Settler cultures and individuals; treaties past, present, and possible. REDx Talks, the Indigenized speaker series, is “Iiniistsi Treaty Arts Society’s” first branch of work; an ever-growing community of some of the most influential elders, creatives, thinkers and agents of change on Indigenous and conciliation issues. REDx promotes stories of Resilience and Empowerment, while facilitating Discourse (REDx – silent x) around issues important to Indigenous people around the world.