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Back to Pikangikum
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directed by Coleen Rajotte, 1966-; produced by Coleen Rajotte, 1966-, Aboriginal Peoples Television Network and Rajotte Productions (Winnipeg, MB: Winnipeg Film Group, 2002), 1 hour 3 mins
An Aboriginal and former television reporter, filmmaker Coleen Rajotte was deeply affected by a trip to the Pikangikum First Nation in 1994. Pikangikum, located in northwestern Ontario, has one of the highest suicide rates in the world. What has changed since Rajotte’s visit? Has the suicide epidemic worsened or...
directed by Coleen Rajotte, 1966-; produced by Coleen Rajotte, 1966-, Aboriginal Peoples Television Network and Rajotte Productions (Winnipeg, MB: Winnipeg Film Group, 2002), 1 hour 3 mins
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Off to School
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produced by National Film Board of Canada (Canada: National Film Board of Canada, 1958), 9 mins
This short film from 1958 compiles 3 short reportages on different ways kids are schooled in remote areas. To School by Boat follows children of isolated fishing hamlets along a stretch of British Columbia coastline as they travel to school by sea-going bus. In Classroom on Rails, we hop along a railway coach that...
produced by National Film Board of Canada (Canada: National Film Board of Canada, 1958), 9 mins
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