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Pieces I Am… (Part 5 of 5)

After a raw conversation with his father and a separate lesson from his mentor, Jeremy looks to his future with the resolve to stay creative in spite of past experiences. He comes to a chaptered conclusion of who he is — and who he wants to be.
  • 2021
  • 00:29:17
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/29/2021

Pieces Run Another Take (Part 4 of 5)

An intergenerational trauma specialist and a former acting school instructor help Jeremy explore the struggles of being defined as a “survivor.”
  • 2021
  • 00:25:36
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/29/2021

Pieces Identity 101 (Part 3 of 5) Must-See

Indigenous advocates help Jeremy remember his safe space that was once middle school. A moment of hope and learning about the weight and importance of being partially Indigenous follows.
  • 2021
  • 00:30:36
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/28/2021

Pieces Who am I? (Part 1 of 5)

Jeremy and his mother Carmen reflect on how Jeremy’s nomadic upbringing and Carmen’s memories of her father influenced Jeremy’s worldview. While embarking on his identity journey, Jeremy starts to pray to his late grandfather for guidance in search of himself.
  • 2021
  • 00:26:36
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/28/2021

Pieces Stereotypes and Shame (Part 2 of 5)

The memory of a racist cartoon weighs heavily on Jeremy’s youth, so he sets about carving a new image in his own mind. In doing so, a new world of Indigenous culture is unlocked by past mentors and a community of content creators.
  • 2021
  • 00:28:16
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/28/2021

CBC Short Docs NiiSoTeWak: Two Bodies, One Heart

Cree teachings say that identical twins are born with two bodies, but share one heart. Meet Tapwewin and Pawaken, 10-year-old brothers trying to make sense of the world, their family and each other. The twins’ ancestry is rooted in Attawapiskat First Nation, Moshkekowok territory, yet they’ve lived most of their lives in urban centers. Their Cree identity is informed by ...
  • 2017
  • 00:16:20
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/22/2017