Profile of Haida carvers and jewelers Carmen Goertzen and Frank Paulson.
In this episode of Storytellers in motion, CBC News anchor Carla Robinson is profiled.
Researcher George Jordan brings together a host of scientists, technologists and historians who examine the bedrock geology, glacial history and changing sea levels that have shaped what may be the world's largest ice-free harbour--Halifax Harbour.
Hattie's Heist is a transformational rags to riches comedy that makes a comment on the widespread plight of impoverished seniors and the dwindling pensions facing retiring boomers. It's best perceived as a caper film. It is not a story to encourage oldsters to rob banks, but an inspirational tale to encourage them to fulfill their dreams before it is too late.
Psychosis: an illness that is apparently incurable, a diagnosis that literally turns the lives of those involved upside-down. For the first time ever, the afflicted author and director Gamma Bak dares to make an autobiographical film dealing with the various stages of her illness.
Health Care 911 introduces some of the 8,000 medically trained immigrants unable to practice in Canada despite a critical shortage of doctors across the country.
The Gwa'sala and 'Nakwaxda'xw First Nations people lived as two distinct groups along Canada's northwest coast. How A People Live traces their history, from traditions documented by Franz Boas and Edward Sheriff Curtis, the Indian Residential School experience and a forced relocation from traditional territories in 1964, to return visits to their homelands that ignited the healing process and aroused interest in rich cultural traditions.
The Hungry Wolf family, member of the Blood Tribe of the Blackfoot people in southern Alberta, discuss the importance of their family roots and culture.
In this episode from the Storytellers in motion series, filmmaker Dana Claxton is profiled.
Inuvialuit and Vuntut Gwichin filmmaker Dennis Allen visits the tiny village of Colville Lake near his own childhood home of Inuvik in Canada's Northwest Territories. There he meets the Kahso Go'tine, a North Slavey Dene group and one of the last remaining truly traditional people.
To balance modern influences of technology, the Kahso Go'tine people of Slavey Lake embark on a traditional caribou hunt every autumn, dressing the meat in the traditional ways of their elders. Invuialuit and Vuntut Gwichin filmmaker Dennis Allen documents this event.
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