NAMEGANS OM DLUWANS AWINAGWISEX | We Are One With the Land

'NAMEGAN'S OM DLU'WANS AWINAGWISEX | We Are One With the Land

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People from the Kwakwa'kawakw's 'NAMGIS First Nation take a canoe trip through their traditional territory on Vancouver Island. They reflect on their connection to the land-- the core of their lifeblood and culture, and on their intent to negotiate a modern-day Treaty with the government of British Columbia and the government of Canada.

80:20—The Developing World (a 5-part series)

80:20—The Developing World (a 5-part series)

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This compact and comprehensive series explores what could be done to improve living conditions in lesser-developed countries.

Abalone Odyssey

Abalone Odyssey

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A chronicle of the Bamfield Huu-ay-aht Community Abalone Project, or BHCAP, a community stewardship project on Vancouver Island that couples First Nations wisdom with western science to revive the threatened population of the pinto abalone.

Action • Nehiyawetan: Lets Speak Cree (Series 1)

Action • Nehiyawetan: Let's Speak Cree (Series 1)

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Introducing Cree vocabulary to young children, featuring words related to action.

Against the Current

Against the Current

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Against the Current follows the struggle of a small native band in British Columbia, the Uchucklesaht on Vancouver Island, in their struggle to restore a once-healthy salmon run.

Animals • Nehiyawetan: Lets Speak Cree (Series 1)

Animals • Nehiyawetan: Let's Speak Cree (Series 1)

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Introducing Cree vocabulary to young children, featuring words related to animals.

Athlii Gwaii: The Line at Lyell, Parts 1 & 2 • Ravens and Eagles: Haida Art (Series 2)

Athlii Gwaii: The Line at Lyell, Parts 1 & 2 • Ravens and Eagles: Haida Art (Series 2)

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In 1985, a small but resolute group of Haida elders joined the front lines to fight clearcutting on Lyell Island.

Ayaa: A Heros Journey

Ayaa: A Hero's Journey

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In any small town, you quickly know who your neighbours are, but in a trailer park in Chase, British Columbia, two neighbours discovered a spiritual connection that spanned continents and time, miraculously reuniting them fifty years after their first encounter.

Being Healthy • Nehiyawetan: Lets Speak Cree (Series 3)

Being Healthy • Nehiyawetan: Let's Speak Cree (Series 3)

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Introducing Cree vocabulary to young children, featuring words related to being healthy.

Bending the Rails

Bending the Rails

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Residents of Toronto’s Junction Triangle work to stop Metrolinx and the Provincial Government’s joint plan to run more than 400 diesel trains a day through their neighbourhood.

Birdman

Birdman

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An astronaut reflects on his childhood experiences on planet Earth and the quirky neighbor known as “Bird Man” who dared to suggest suburban residents consider ecology.

Blue Skies & Rocky Shores

Blue Skies & Rocky Shores

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A story of dementia and caregiving.

The Boys Who Came to Play

The Boys Who Came to Play

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Lois Bentley recalls the Golden Era of Prairie Baseball from 1948 to 1954, as she works to have African-American players Dirk Gibbons and Armando Vazquez, who came north to play for the Brandon Greys, inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.

Building Bridge: A Housing Project for Women

Building Bridge: A Housing Project for Women

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A documentary that profiles the creation of Bridge Housing for Women on Vancouver's downtown eastside.

Building Futures: Re-building Our Lives

Building Futures: Re-building Our Lives

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Building Futures critically examines the four phases of The Downtown Women's Project, a feminist-inspired community development project: community process, partnerships, life skills and training, and the construction itslef.

Burning Rubber

Burning Rubber

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When Ariella Pahlke leaves her house in rural Nova Scotia, she often encounters black marks that twist and turn along the road. Burning Rubber is an investigation into these marks, a provocative re-framing of burnouts and rural car culture.

Canoeing in the City • Nehiyawetan: Lets Speak Cree (Series 3)

Canoeing in the City • Nehiyawetan: Let's Speak Cree (Series 3)

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Introducing Cree vocabulary to young children, featuring words related to canoeing.

Chiefly Possessions • Ravens and Eagles: Haida Art (Series 1)

Chiefly Possessions • Ravens and Eagles: Haida Art (Series 1)

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Chief 7Idansuu (Edenshaw), Jim Hart, offers a glimpse into the Haida potlatch process, past and present.

Clothing • Nehiyawetan: Lets Speak Cree (Series 2)

Clothing • Nehiyawetan: Let's Speak Cree (Series 2)

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Introducing Cree vocabulary to young children, featuring words related to clothing.

Colours • Nehiyawetan: Lets Speak Cree (Series 2)

Colours • Nehiyawetan: Let's Speak Cree (Series 2)

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Introducing Cree vocabulary to young children, featuring words related to colours.

Coyotes in the City • Nehiyawetan: Lets Speak Cree (Series 3)

Coyotes in the City • Nehiyawetan: Let's Speak Cree (Series 3)

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Introducing Cree vocabulary to young children, featuring words related to coyotes.

Dawson Town Melted Down

Dawson Town Melted Down

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"1,300 people, 2,000 dogs. Why did you move to Dawson City, Yukon?" Legendary local filmmaker Lulu Keating tries to answer that question in this playful (and hand-processed) romp through her new hometown.

Desperately Seeking Doctors

Desperately Seeking Doctors

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Canada's universal health care system was the envy of the world. But today five million Canadians don't have a family doctor. How did we get here? And how do we get back to the level of primary health care that we believe is our right as Canadian citizens?

Development and Debt • 80:20—The Developing World

Development and Debt • 80:20—The Developing World

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Development and Debt looks at the history of the international development assistance that began in the early 1960s and conditions attached to that aid, often benefitting those providing it more than its recipients.

Do It with Joy!

Do It with Joy!

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This classic documentary from the 1970s tells the off-beat story of an itinerant group of tree planters in the wilds of northern British Columbia. Musicians, ex-loggers, environmentalists and a mime artist all come together for this uplifting film.