Urban Elder (Home DVD Use Only)

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Urban Elder introduces Vern Harper in this documentary about the life of a spiritual elder in Toronto. The video follows Harper's fast-paced lifestyle in the largest urban centre where he leads a sweat lodge, observes his daughter's ballet class, conducts a healing ceremony, participates in a political rally, and counsels prisoners at Warkworth Federal Prison. The cast also includes Dan Smoke, Rodney Bobiwash, Sylvia Maracle, and Laura Spencer. This 1997 video is directed by Robert S. Adams. This NFB Home Use Only DVD from GoodMinds.com is only available for sale in Canada.

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Chiefs: The Trial of Poundmaker (Home DVD Use Only) UNAVAILABLE

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UNAVAILABLE This title is no longer available from the producer The Trial of Poundmaker is one of the documentary films in the National Film Board series, Chiefs. This series examines the lives of five First Nations leaders from Canadian history. Poundmaker (1842-1886) was a Cree leader accused by the Canadian government with participating in the Riel Rebellion of 1885. Filmmaker Gil Cardinal explores this leader's life and his subsequent trial in a Regina courtroom in 1886.

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Ballad of Crowfoot (Home Video Use Only) UNAVAILABLE

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UNAVAILABLE Ballad of Crowfoot is the creation of Mi'kmaq folksinger Willie Dunn. One of the earliest music videos, Ballad of Crowfoot provides a history lesson about the Plains Nations in Canada during the 19th century. Told in a rapid montage of archival photographs, moving images and contemporary newspaper headlines, the lyrics focus on the Blackfoot (Siksika) leader, Crowfoot. The situation facing the Blackfoot Nation challenged the leader's abilities to protect his people. Loss of buffalo, lands, and the devastating effects of smallpox are detailed in images and music.

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Urban Elder (Home Video Use Only) UNAVAILABLE

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UNAVAILABLE Urban Elder introduces Vern Harper in this documentary about the life of a spiritual elder in Toronto. The video follows Harper's fast-paced lifestyle in the largest urban centre where he leads a sweat lodge, observes his daughter's ballet class, conducts a healing ceremony, participates in a political rally, and counsels prisoners at Warkworth Federal Prison. The cast also includes Dan Smoke, Rodney Bobiwash, Sylvia Maracle, and Laura Spencer. This 19997 video is directed by Robert S. Adams.

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Chiefs: The Trial of Poundmaker (Home Video Use Only) UNAVAILABLE

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UNAVAILABLE This title is no longer available from the producer The Trial of Poundmaker is one of the documentary films in the National Film Board series, Chiefs. This series examines the lives of five First Nations leaders from Canadian history. Poundmaker (1842-1886) was a Cree leader accused by the Canadian government with participating in the Riel Rebellion of 1885. Filmmaker Gil Cardinal explores this leader's life and his subsequent trial in a Regina courtroom in 1886. Direct descendents Gordon and Jim Tootoosis are actors in this historical documentary narrated by Tom Jackson.

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