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Canadian Race Relations Foundation Beyond Unceded Territories

Beyond Unceded Territories dives deeply into the perspective of artist and activist Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun. Yuxweluptun is one of Canada's most outspoken and influential contemporary artists. He is of Cowichan and Okanagan First Nations decent. His work is highly political and confronts issues of colonization, climate change and oppression head-on. He recently collaborated on a virtual reality film, Unceded Territories, ...
  • 2020
  • 00:22:01
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/12/2020

CBC Short Docs Peace River Rising

Helen Knott, a Dane-Zaa/Nehiyaw social worker, poet and activist, explores the connection between violence against Indigenous women and violence against the land. She takes us through the dramatic changes she’s witnessed in her home territory, as woodlands have disappeared to make way for pipelines. On the streets of Fort St. John, Helen and a fellow lifetime resident reflect on how ...
  • 2017
  • 00:09:40
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/15/2017

The National Is Canada ready for an oil spill?

A diesel spill on B.C.'s central coast near Bella Bella could be interpreted as a cautionary tale about Canada's capacity to handle more frequent tanker traffic and to respond adequately to fuel spills. This has become an important consideration, since the expansion of Kinder Morgan's Trans-Mountain Pipeline will significantly increase tanker traffic. In Bella Bella, after thousands of litres of ...
  • 2016
  • 00:10:46
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/16/2017

The Nature of Things Years from Here

This sequel to the documentary Changing Ground profiles the journey of members of the Maisin tribe of Papua New Guinea to B.C, where they visit the Stó:lo Nation. Both films reveal the moral, political and spiritual sophistication of the two communities, qualities lacking in Western society. The Maisin see in the Stó:lo a people who have risen above their losses, ...
  • 2002
  • 00:44:51
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/18/2013

The Nature of Things Changing Ground

Members of the Stó:lo nation, a First Nations group in British Columbia, make an extraordinary journey into a remote corner of Papua New Guinea. They are invited by the Maisin, a tribe of about 2,000 living as their ancestors did at the edge of the rainforest. In the Maisin, these Stó:lo people will encounter a traditional culture, intact and thriving ...
  • 2000
  • 00:51:03
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013