Fiers d'être Inuvialuits is the French edition of Proud to be Inuvialuit. It is one of the titles in Fifth House Publishing's The Land Is Our Storybook series. In this book, James Pokiak and his daughter, Rebecca, go on a trip to harvest beluga whale from their home in Tuktoyuktuk, NWT. Harvesting and preparing beluga meat together as a family is an integral part of what it means to be Inuvialuit. Join James and Rebecca and learn about how the beluga whale is interlinked with Inuvialuit culture and history.
Le Caribou, Nourriture de Notre Âme is the French edition of The Caribou Feed Our Soul. It is one of the titles in Fifth House Publishing's The Land Is Our Storybook series. This Denésôliné (Chipewyan) title is designed to highlight one of the official Aboriginal language groups in the Northwest Territories. The book presents information about the people and community of Åutsël K’é, Northwest Territories. Pete Enzoe is a hunter, trapper, and fisher who views his role as a protector of the caribou. He takes readers on a respectful caribou harvest.
Visitors from the Four Directions: Indigenous Peoples in a Globalized World Kit was developed by the Gabriel Dumont Institute and SUNTEP (Saskatchewan Urban Native Teacher Education Program). This resource was developed for the Grade 10 Saskatchewan curriculum as it related to Globalization and Development, Human Rights, and Indigenous Peoples. The kit consists of a text, Rethinking Globalization: Teaching for Justice in an Unjust World, and a CD-ROM. The text was published by Rethinking Schools Press, and was edited by Bill Bigelow and Bob Peterson.
Indigenous Plant Diva DVD is a nine minute NFB documentary written and directed by Kamala Todd. Set in the downtown section of Vancouver, Cease Wyss, a Squamish herbalist is showing her daughter the healing powere of common plants. This NFB Home Use Only DVD from GoodMinds.com is only available for sale in Canada. For USA orders contact firstname.lastname@example.org or phone: 1-800-542-2164
Beaver Steals Fire: A Salish Coyote Story DVD features Johnny Arlee, Salish Elder, telling a group of children the legend of how fire first came to Earth by the ingenuity of the animals. The story begins and ends in Salish with large subtitles, alternating between footage of the Elder and his audience and a series of watercolor illustrations from the book, Beaver Steals Fire. There is also a short documentary which outlines many of the points included on the DVD-ROM.
Fire on the Land, is an interactive computer DVD with a host of features, including a reading of Beaver Steals Fire in Salish and English, interviews with Elders, a photo gallery, a primer on fire ecology, a database on fire-adapted plant and animal species, historical information about the Salish and Pend d'Oreille Nations, and perspectives from tribal fire managers. It is part on the two-disc set, Native Peoples and Fire in the Northern Rockies, created by the Salish Kootenai Nations. It also contains Beaver Steals Fire: A Salish Coyote Story DVD.
Writing the Land DVD is a documentary short written and directed by Cree filmmaker Kevin Lee Burton. This 8-minute DVD shows the remarkable story of Musqueam Elder Larry Grant as he regains his traditional language in the heart of Vancouver. The film is in English and Hunkamenum. This NFB Home Use Only DVD from GoodMinds.com is only available for sale in Canada. For USA orders contact email@example.com or phone: 1-800-542-2164
Written in the Earth: The Story of Davisville DVD is a 50-minute documentary about a specific historical archaeological site along the Grand River in Southern Ontario. Davisville was a little-known historical hamlet along the Grand River settled by Mohawk and Mississauga families in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. Mohawk Chief Thomas Davis and his family lived in a log cabin in a location that was recorded on early Grand River maps. Archaeological excavation of the site began in 2000 by Gary Warrick of Wilfrid Laurier University and his team.
The Strange Case of Bunny Weequod is a unique DVD produced by the National Film Board and written by Drew Hayden Taylor. Blending subtle humour, Ojibwe storytelling and an environmental message, the film portrays an Ojibwe fisherman, Bunny Weequod, and how he solves the mystery of dying fish in the local lake. While fishing on the lake, Bunny's canoe overturns and his wife and friends cannot find him. He returns with a mysterious beard and strange behavior. He spends long hours in a tub of water, draws peculiar images on walls, and turns on a friend after oil is spilled in the lake.
Documentary about the Native contribution of corn and its importance to various North and Central American Native Peoples. Using techniques such as modern dance, music, interviews and subtitled footage, Six Nations director, Gary Farmer, explores the spiritual, practical and political aspects of growing corn. This NFB Home Use Only DVD from GoodMinds.com is only available for sale in Canada. For USA orders contact firstname.lastname@example.org or phone: 1-800-542-2164