This episode of Indian Pride features Lance Morgan, President and CEO of Ho-Chunk, Inc., the economic development corporation of the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska, and focuses on the topic of economic development in Indian Country.
The doors close on the Rupert dam: the diversion process is has begun and the river will change forever. It's a sad moment. Cree culture and the Legacy paddlers have been changed - and find hope. We examine the alternatives to damming rivers, with the hope that the mistakes of Rupert will not be repeated again. Ernest reflects on his voyage: his journey with his fellow Cree, his conversations with environmentalists and his experiences with Hydro-Quebec. We end with a new appreciation of the Cree's relation to the river - and what they will need to do to prepare for the future, while remaining connected to their past.
T-Bear learns that he can follow his dream when he becomes interested in Metis dancing, much to the chagrin of his father Jacob, who would rather see him follow his own dream of becoming an Olympic wrestler.
Winnipeg producer, Lisa Meeches, gathered a talented group of puppeteers and writers to create a series for young children based on the Seven Sacred Laws. Set in a forest, Tipi Tales is the story of four friends who venture from their grandparents porch to consult Buffalo, Eagle, and Beaver to help them learn life's lessons.
Clifford quits Moose TV, and Robin's party-girl sister Alice hitches a ride to Moose with the mayor. The Beaver airs an incriminating photograph of the mayor on "Me and My Beaver." Ernie doesn't actually make a drum on his TV show "Ernie Makes a Drum"-again.
Mad Mohawk's got a lot on it's plate. The King (Brian White) has landed a big new job doing an engine swap and complete customization of a Honda Civic AND he has to finish his landlord's Rolls Royce in time for a car show in Toronto. Importfest 2007 in Toronto is the biggest and most competitive car show in Canada and both the Honda Civic owner and Brian's landlord want their cars to be centre stage. With only weeks to go, the King's got other problems - he's still late on rent and payroll and the guys are getting restless AND he doesn't have the parts he needs to get the jobs done. The King has to keep the guys working long enough to get the cars done and then haul them to Toronto. He's been chasing the dream of doing complete car customizations his whole life - Now he has to do whatever it takes to make his dream a reality.
The Young Ancestors follows a group of teenagers, who along with their mentor, learn their native Tewa because they are committed to revitalizing their language and keeping alive their traditions. In a broader context, it is the story of the burgeoning movement led by Native Americans to save their native languages. The Young Ancestors explores the historical reasons behind Native American language loss and uncovers the ways in which speaking one's native language heals on both individual and communal levels.
This documentary follows the trail of La Malinche, the Indian teenage girl who worked as Cortes' translator/mistress during the conquest, and mythically gave birth to mixed-race people. Framing her as writer/producer Banda's theoretical ancestor, Malinche offers a relatable historic figure to examine the start-and-stop points of ethnic identity. The program takes viewers to La Malinche's homes and the roads she traveled, exploring her multiple depictions as hero, mother, and traitor. The program also explores the choices La Malinche's mixed-race descendents make to live within U.S. and Mexican social hierarchies.
A Game for Life: Nolusindiso "Titie" Plaatjie knows that soccer can help kids "stay away from things that could destroy their lives" because that's just what it did for her. In A Game for Life, we are taken to the soccer fields in the poor neighborhood of Port Elizabeth, South Africa, where provincial soccer star, "Titie," works with an innovative soccer program to educate local youth about HIV/AIDS prevention.
A Thousand Suns tells the story of the Gamo Highlands of the African Rift Valley and the unique worldview held by the people of the region. This isolated area has remained remarkably intact both biologically and culturally. It is one of the most densely populated rural regions of Africa yet its people have been farming sustainably for 10,000 years. Shot in Ethiopia, New York and Kenya, the film explores the modern world's untenable sense of separation from and superiority over nature and how the interconnected worldview of the Gamo people is fundamental in achieving long-term sustainability, both in the region and beyond.
This episode will focus on the words of the elders and what they can teach to the younger generation about their language and culture. The Kainai Board of Education in Standoff, Blood Reserve, Alberta uses stories from the elders in their school curriculum.
We learn about a chinese medicine technique that may ease a cold or flu. We'll talk to our foot health expert about why high heels can hurt your feet if you don't watch it!
Come sing and dance with Bizou as she takes you on a picturesque journey into the wonderful world of grouse, canada's little drumming bird.
You are cordially invited to Kai and Kayla's dress up party! They are on a costume adventure with their teacher, Josephine, as they learn the Cree words for the clothes they wear, and play an exciting game with funny clothes. Musical guest, Joseph Naytowhow is scheduled to perform at the party, so stop in for the fun!
Bronson and Kimmy create gesture drawings and add a fridge to their playhouse using recycled materials. Guest Anthony shares his painting with Bronson on this episode of Art Zone.
Coleen and Pasquale get together to examine each other's tomatoes and growth. Pasquale's tomatoes have grown faster than Coleen and already have their color. Coleen's tomatoes are smaller, but squirrels have been attacking Coleen's garden eating her corn, tomatoes, and squash. Chef Pasquale shows Coleen how to make an amazing homemade tomatoe sauce.
On this episode of Cooking With the Wolfman Guest Jennifer Podemski, Producer and Actor Featuring, Bannock for Lunch.
Sweet Reflections begins with Marcus Mark and Tamara Bell making decoupage magnets. This easy craft is a wonderful way to get young people involved in preserving family memroies. Next, we look at delightful origins of chocolate. We travel to Tabasco, Mexico to see how Mayan people discovered chocolate and how it's made today. We end the episode by making a unique and delightful "Bad Baby Cigar Box" purse.
Kelly Gordon shares healthy breakfast tips for a fast paced morning and Delia Palmer looks for ways to get your kids active. Eddie Garderner shares with Tamara on infusing spirituality into your child's life.
The aboriginal Mbya Guarani have lived deep in the Argentinean forest since the Spanish Conquest. For centuries, their ancient spirituality and timeless way of life has shielded them from Westernisation. But modernity is slowly encroaching.
We look at the important role that the Saskatchewan Indian Cultural Centre has played in strengthening cultural awareness and in establishing several educational institutions in Saskatchewan. We also visit the Tsi Ronteriwanonhnha language centre in Kanestake, Quebec whose doors remain open in the face of serious funding cutbacks.
Today is a very special day because we are going on a treasure hunt. John P. Morgan restores praires back to their natural state and we are searching with him for a special Indian Breadfoot root. This root carries excellent protein and was a good source of food at the time for the Cree people.
Hear some tips from Coleen about stress management. Then we talk to a therapist about anxiety and the impact of stress of on our bodies. If you've been feeling anxious then you can end off today's show with a relaxing yoga class.
Maggie Hodgson - Activist: At the time of this production, Maggie was working with the federal government on finding an efficient way to compensate the victims of abuse in residential schools. She was honoured by receiving the National Aboriginal Achievement Award. Roger Allen - Politician: Roger tells us of his wonderful experience at the 1972 Olympics when he was a member of the Canadian Cross Country Ski Team. Dr. Herb Belcourt - Activist: Herb ran the Native Housing Corporation in Edmonton, This organization was established to provide decent, affordable housing to people who had suffered from racial discrimination by landlords. Bertha Allen - Elder: Respected, long time Northwest Territories women's activist, Bertha Allen encourages all to live a holistic lifestyle.
This episode of Creative Native features guests Don Letendre and Scott Hill. Don Letendre who is a Metis Chef shares his traditions and culture way of living and Scott Hill is a stick maker for the sport Lacross. Join Tamara as she creates feather paintings.
In this episode of Cooking With the Wolfman, Guest Andre Morriseau, Ojibwe First Nation and featuring - Hop and Fly.
On this episode of The Hub, follow presenter Martin Sensmeier on a road-trip through much of Indian Country including stops with Anthony Thosh Collins, Native Peoples Magazine & 21st Century Skins.
On Native Ground Youth Reports' Field Reporters will cover news, entertainment, film festivals, sports, the rodeo, and the powwow trail, as well as Native celebrities and role models for today's youth. Special interest stories concentrate on cultural, political, and educational events. On Native Ground will cover news and entertainment throughout Indian Country.
The Passage of Gifts is an intimate look at the inter-relationships between humans and animals, and of humans with each other as they exist in the spiritual and natural world.
The Kumeyaay Nation at one time lived throughout this region and is currently comprised of 13 reservations scattered across San Diego County and four in northern Baja California. The Kumeyaay people who live on and off these reservations share a heritage that goes back, in their words, "to the beginning of time." This film explores some aspects of this resilient culture.
T-Bear and Talon learn about their differences in solving the recent rash of graffiti vandalism in Wapos Bay. Raven becomes frustrated in planning her seventh birthday party when everyone has ideas about how it should occur.
Water covers 70% of Mother Earth, it nourishes her and cleanses her. Human beings are comprised of twothirds water. Without water we cannot survive. Even in the womb the fetus is nurtured in water. For some time now the elders have been telling us that the water on Mother Earth is going to become undrinkable. Now as we enter the 21st Century, that prophecy is being fulfilled. In traditional native culture, the Creator gave women the responsibility of protecting the water. In this episode of the Sharing Circle, elders speak about the role that women play in nurturing and caring for this life giving resource.
A rotating compilation of music videos featuring diverse talents of Native American & World Indigenous cultures. Different genres such as hip hop, rap, dance, rock, and many more are feautured on the AUX.
Ernest Webb travels in Cree territories to learn more about UFOs and to hear the stories from the people. He meets with Matthew Mukash who shares his encounter with another life form.
Documentary showing the traditions and way of life of the Mursi Tribe of Ethiopia.
This 28 minute educational documentary program examines and celebrates the rebirth of Native American languages in California and the role played by linguistic anthropologist John P. Harrington. Native Americans from several tribes discuss their efforts to bring back these important cultural elements of their own identity and world view.
Unknown to most Americans, hand game - also called stick game or bone game - is the most widely played Native gambling game in North America. Every year thousands of American Indians pack up their lawn chairs and game sets, and hit the "hand game trail," competing on reservations throughout the west. HAND GAME was filmed on the Makah, Blackfeet, Flathead, Spokane, Walker River, Coeur d'Alene, and Crow reservations. Produced by award-winning filmmaker Lawrence Johnson, HAND GAME takes the viewer on a journey through Indian country, a journey full of humor, riveting music, and quirky characters.