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Circle of the Sun
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written by Colin Low, 1926-2016; directed by Colin Low, 1926-2016; produced by Tom Daly, 1918-2011, National Film Board of Canada (Canada: National Film Board of Canada, 1960), 30 mins
This short documentary by Colin Low is an invitation to a gathering of the Blood Indians of Alberta - as the Sun Dance is captured on film for the first time. The film shows how the theme of the circle reflects the bands' connection to wildlife and also addresses the predicament of the young generation, those who...
written by Colin Low, 1926-2016; directed by Colin Low, 1926-2016; produced by Tom Daly, 1918-2011, National Film Board of Canada (Canada: National Film Board of Canada, 1960), 30 mins
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Land of Oil and Water
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directed by Warren Cariou, fl. 1995-2014 and Neil McArthur, fl. 2006-2012; produced by Neil McArthur, fl. 2006-2012 and Warren Cariou, fl. 1995-2014 (Winnipeg, MB: Winnipeg Film Group, 2009), 44 mins
This sensitive and nuanced documentary follows the journey of Warren Cariou, a writer from Northern Saskatchewan, who learns that oil companies from Alberta are expanding into his homeland. Warren travels back to the Cree and Dene community of La Loche and to the nearby Métis village of Buffalo Narrows to ask the...
directed by Warren Cariou, fl. 1995-2014 and Neil McArthur, fl. 2006-2012; produced by Neil McArthur, fl. 2006-2012 and Warren Cariou, fl. 1995-2014 (Winnipeg, MB: Winnipeg Film Group, 2009), 44 mins
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Kainayssini Imanistaisiwa: The People Go On
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directed by Loretta Todd, 1961-; produced by National Film Board of Canada (Montréal, QC: National Film Board of Canada, 2015), 1 hour 10 mins
This feature documentary pays a visit to the home of the Kainai Blood Indians in southern Alberta. Exploring the significance of land, memory and knowledge in Kainai life, the film focuses on the return of the Kainai’s belongings, which had been collected by Europeans during colonial times. As the community's el...
directed by Loretta Todd, 1961-; produced by National Film Board of Canada (Montréal, QC: National Film Board of Canada, 2015), 1 hour 10 mins
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Richard Cardinal: Cry from the Diary of a Metis Child
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directed by Alanis Obomsawin, 1932-; produced by Robert Verrall, 1928-, Alanis Obomsawin, 1932- and Marrin Canell, fl. 1973-2008, National Film Board of Canada (Montréal, QC: National Film Board of Canada, 1986), 29 mins
This short documentary is a moving tribute to Richard Cardinal, a Metis adolescent who committed suicide in 1984. Taken from his home at the age of 4 due to family problems, he spent the rest of his 17 short years moving in and out of 28 foster homes, group homes and shelters in Alberta. A sensitive, articulate yo...
directed by Alanis Obomsawin, 1932-; produced by Robert Verrall, 1928-, Alanis Obomsawin, 1932- and Marrin Canell, fl. 1973-2008, National Film Board of Canada (Montréal, QC: National Film Board of Canada, 1986), 29 mins
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