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The Chronicler
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directed by Ruth DeGraves, 1963-2014; produced by Ruth DeGraves, 1963-2014, Winnipeg Film Group (Winnipeg, MB: Winnipeg Film Group, 2010), 14 mins
A touching portrait of a man’s family history and the legacy of Canada’s Inuit people in the early 1900s that lives on through him and the photos his grandfather produced during that time.
directed by Ruth DeGraves, 1963-2014; produced by Ruth DeGraves, 1963-2014, Winnipeg Film Group (Winnipeg, MB: Winnipeg Film Group, 2010), 14 mins
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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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Street Family Defined
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in For Our Street Family (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER)), 2 mins
In this segment, native youth explain their definition of a street family, and how it differs from a gang.
in For Our Street Family (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER)), 2 mins
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The Hutterites
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directed by Colin Low, 1926-2016; produced by Roman Kroiter, fl. 1964 and Tom Daly, 1918-2011, National Film Board of Canada (Canada: National Film Board of Canada, 1964), 28 mins
The followers of religious leader Jacob Hutter live in farm communities, devoutly holding to the rules their founder laid down four centuries ago. Through the kindness of a Hutterite colony in Alberta, this film, in black and white, was made inside the community and shows all aspects of the Hutterites' daily life.
directed by Colin Low, 1926-2016; produced by Roman Kroiter, fl. 1964 and Tom Daly, 1918-2011, National Film Board of Canada (Canada: National Film Board of Canada, 1964), 28 mins
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Kanehsatake: 270 Years Of Resistance
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directed by Alanis Obomsawin, 1932-; produced by Wolf Koenig, fl. 1961 and Alanis Obomsawin, 1932-, National Film Board of Canada. Studio D (Montréal, QC: National Film Board of Canada, 2015), 1 hour 59 mins
On a July day in 1990, a confrontation propelled Native issues in Kanehsatake and the village of Oka, Quebec, into the international spotlight. Director Alanis Obomsawin spent 78 nerve-wracking days and nights filming the armed stand-off between the Mohawks, the Quebec police and the Canadian army. This powerful d...
directed by Alanis Obomsawin, 1932-; produced by Wolf Koenig, fl. 1961 and Alanis Obomsawin, 1932-, National Film Board of Canada. Studio D (Montréal, QC: National Film Board of Canada, 2015), 1 hour 59 mins
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KE-WE-KA-PA-WE-TAN: Return After the Flood
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directed by Jennifer Dysart, fl. 2011-2015; produced by Jennifer Dysart, fl. 2011-2015, York University. Department of Film and Banff Centre (Winnipeg, MB: Winnipeg Film Group, 2014), 29 mins
A Cree community in northern Manitoba Canada returns to their original village site that they were forced to abandon due to the purposeful flooding of their lake.
directed by Jennifer Dysart, fl. 2011-2015; produced by Jennifer Dysart, fl. 2011-2015, York University. Department of Film and Banff Centre (Winnipeg, MB: Winnipeg Film Group, 2014), 29 mins
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Kitikmeot, Episode 1, Drum Dancer
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directed by Vic Pelletier; produced by Nicole Godin, fl. 1997 and Vic Pelletier, in Kitikmeot, Episode 1 (Montréal, QC: CinéFête, 2010), 52 mins
With the DRUM DANCER, we discover a universal language through music, an intermediary from which bonds are beautifully woven and transcended through time. A rhythm which scans the existence of man and proclaims life. Throughout time and most certainly due to its simple fabrication and workmanship, the drum has bee...
directed by Vic Pelletier; produced by Nicole Godin, fl. 1997 and Vic Pelletier, in Kitikmeot, Episode 1 (Montréal, QC: CinéFête, 2010), 52 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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Lands of Legends, The Salmon People (Canada)
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directed by Jean Michel Corillion, 1964-; produced by Manuel Catteau, fl. 2007, in Lands of Legends (Paris, Ile-de-France: ZED (Film production), 1997), 28 mins
Today exists ethnic minorities whose daily lives continue to bear witness to contemporary myths: these legends are their faith, and the animals, their gods. From the Indonesian horsemen of Sumba Island to the wild elephant tamers of the Vietnamese forest, this collection reveals the most wondrous of beliefs which...
directed by Jean Michel Corillion, 1964-; produced by Manuel Catteau, fl. 2007, in Lands of Legends (Paris, Ile-de-France: ZED (Film production), 1997), 28 mins
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Harpooning a Whale
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in Muktuk (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute), 10 mins
"Sometimes you could harpoon a whale without-- before you shoot them. But other times if you are in water that is ah, ah, fairly deep if you are in shallow water, a whale would slow down or you won't go as fast. But if you are in fairly deep water, sometimes you have to shoot them to slow them down a bit."
in Muktuk (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute), 10 mins
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