On this episode of The Hub, presenter Martin Sensmeier spends a day with Cree actress Edna Rain who shows him many of their traditions.
Chenoa Egawa, Lummi Tribal member, hosts the program from Cowichan Tribal Journey 2008 Paddle to Cowichan from Duncan, British Columbia.
T-Bear gets a new video game called "Dance Monkey Dance" in order to practise for his class dance. He lets his father try the game, and suddenly, Jacob seems obsessed. When T-Bear, Talon and Devon go to school, they discover that their dance has been canceled due to a teacher conference. The boys realize that they have to throw their own dance. Meanwhile, Jacob tries to quit the dance game, only to find that everything reminds him of his seeming addiction. The boys are able to organize a backyard dance, and Jacob finds that his seeming addiction is actually his body's way of telling him to dance more.
It is easy to understand the spiritual connection Aboriginal people have shared with the land after experiencing western Canada's majestic mountain ranges. This relationship continues today, and for some, it has led to an involvement in Canada's competitive ski circuit. We follow three people who are making their mark in the ski world in different ways. Sam Kent is a 16-year old prodigy creating a stir as one Canada's top Aboriginal skiers; Mark Gallup travels the globe as a world class ski photographer employed by the major elite ski magazines; and Wendy Lumby is a ski coach in Alberta who is breaking down barriers and stereotypes as she prepares athletes for high level competition. Ski Bums interweaves their stories and demonstrates how their passion for the sport of skiing has drawn them closer to the land in a way that nothing else could.
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. While on routine patrol, former Chief of Police Harry Snowboy saw a UFO that he still cannot explain.
Smoke Traders tells the story of the contraband tobacco trade and the effect on individual lives and communities from a Native perspective. The multimillion dollar cigarette industry that Mohawks have built has pulled their communities out of third world poverty, but the Canadian government is determined to shut the trade down. Are these traders criminals who must be stopped? Or are they a new breed of Native entrepreneur who deserve our support?
At the age of 24, Noel Starblanket was one of the youngest First Nations chiefs in North America. Outspoken and rebellious, he was the subject of the 1973 National Film Board of Canada production titled simply, Starblanket. Now three and a half decades later, he shares with humor. honesty, and emotion, his own healing journey and search for peace, which becomes our journey as well.
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.
Don meets with members of a historic Hawaiian Village at the Polynesian Cultural Center in Oahu where he harvests and creates a traditional meal of poi, learns to play a nose flute and is challenged to learn the ancient skills of the outrigger canoe and surfing.
Coleen continues her fitness make-over...However, she's not sure if she will do the half marathon. tune in to see why. We go shopping for a fitness bra and learn how to choose this important piece of exercise attire. the show ends off with Russ and our fitness team showing us the moves. Exercise is shot outside near the Bow River in Canmore, Alberta.
The Lakota Berenstain Bears Project is a joint venture of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and the Lakota Language Consortium, with the goal of bringing the Lakota language to family television sets across all Lakota-speaking communities in North and South Dakota, and well beyond.
Yamba wants to go on a jungle safari so both Jacinta and Yamba decide to go on a safari that is closer to home - a Central Australian safari.
Raven learns that she has a lot of power as a woman, and Talon, T-Bear and Mushom realize just how integral women are to Wapos Bay.
Bronson and Kimmy create a mobile and add a closet to their playhouse using recycled materials. Guest Wiona shares her creative shaws on this episode of Art Zone.
Well, if you thought gardening in Northern Manitoba was north, how about Inuvik? Join us as we travel to the remote northern community where a making a Greek Salad can cost you $50 when you buy the ingredients at the store. The community is doing something about it - by transforming a hockey arena into a huge community greenhouse. We also visit the Nanoose First Nation on Vancouver Island where the Day Care children's garden is having a healing effect on the entire community. We see how important it is to educate kids about growing our own healthy food.
Raven Thundersky and her family grew up in the community of Poplar River. Since the late 1980's, Raven has lost her mother, three sisters, and a brother to Asbestosis and Mesothilioma. She has also been diagnosed with scarring of the lungs due to zonolite exposure. Living with the possibility of cancer, she has become an advocate on having the issue recognized by all levels of government. All along the way, she remains true to the spirit that drives her to fight.
Eggs-travaganza featuring watercress and tomato frittata with buckskin bannock.
This episode of Creative Native features Dan Youngonson who teaches Tamara how to make a talking stick. Tamara interviews two comic book artists and Robert Fedricks talks with Tamara about his traditional storytelling.
First Talk's Talking Stick group discusses whether "Cougarism" is traditional or not and Frank Austin Manyhorses talks about how to deal with rejection. Darlene from "Massage to the Rescue" instructs Tamara and Byron Chief Moon in how to give a proper massage.
A Native American Lacrosse team faces issues travelling and competing in other countries because international airports don't recognize their own soverign nation or their passports.
The people of the Yurok tribe live off the bounty of the Pacific Coast on the banks of California's Klamath River, harvesting salmon, shellfish, seaweed and edible wild greens as well as acorns that are ground and cooked in tightly woven handmade baskets. Loretta joins her Yurok friends for a feast of alderwood-smoked salmon, dried sirfish and eels, served with an exceptional sturgeon egg bread.
Sinclair Philips Sooke Harbour House, on Vancouver Island, features an edible landscape of over 200 herbs, greens, flowers, and vegetables. Chef Robin Jackson and restaurateur / forager Sinclair Philip search the areas seashore, forests, and rivers for salmon, crab, crayfish, seaweed, and mushrooms.
Contrasts the two approaches to Indigenous governance the standard approach and the nation - building approach and discusses how a growing number of Native nations are moving towards nation building. It provides specific examples of how the keys to nation-building bring wide-ranging benefits to Native communities.
Indian people from throughout California discuss the importance of maintaining their unique cultures to preserve this knowledge for future generations.
Juaquin continues his beading project. Grab a needle, thread and some beads and join Juaquin as he teaches us how to make regalia with these colorful little components.
The Life in the Bear reveals the reverence with which a bear is hunted, and the feast of the bear party.
In recent history, the Cree people of James Bay have been displaced by hydro projects, forced into residential schools and hit by rapid change. Through it all, the Cree have maintained their culture by reconnecting with the land. But now that land is in jeopardy. In Old Nemaska, people are rebuilding a community displaced by a hydro project that never happened, only to discover they're building on a shifting foundation, with the river about to change forever. Cree culture has endured years of colonialism and huge-scale development. Will the river be as resilient? Will it survive this rapid environmental change?
Living Service: Jayesh Patel walks us through the vast slums of Ahmedabad, showing us how Gandhian principles inspire the organization to help women and children living in poverty. Marie's Dictionary: Marie is the the last fluent speaker of the Wukchumni language.
Andrew and Maggie are at their bush camp today and will be showing us how to fish. Maggie is going to make shoogman, a Cree favorite and give us a lesson in traditional Bush Medicine. Andrew will indiciate us to the mysteries and practical use of a sweatlodge and tell us the unsetting love story of a man and the mermaid.
In the summer of 1984, archaeologist Thomas Layton unearthed some unexpected Chinese artifacts at a Native American site in Mendocino County, California. Driven to discover their origins, Dr. Layton set out on a quest to solve the riddle of the mysterious potsherds. These potsherds had been recovered from a cargo of Chinese porcelain spilled from a Gold Rush shipwreck. How these altered the perception of Chinese immigration into the United States and its impact on both sides is the subject of this film. What he eventually uncovered was the story of vast cultural connections and a shipwreck that impacted California forever.
Chenoa Egawa hosts the program from Squaxin Island Museum, Library and Research Center on the Squaxin Island Reservation.
Talon and T-Bear are at odds about how to make a documentary on the history of Wapos Bay for the upcoming Treaty Day celebrations. Raven has difficulty trying to spend time with her mom, Sarah, and her dad, Alphonse.
Don learns how important the coconut was to the Samoan people after attempting to climb a coconut tree to retrieve and husk coconuts. After literally dancing with fire in a fire-knife dance, Don is challenged to make a traditional fire using only traditional materials.
Josie discovers she is pregnant and Hank freaks out because he had a vasectomy years ago. Hank accuses Josie of cheating and visits his family doctor to get to the bottom of it. They reconcile and the family gathers for the birth of the new "U-cree-nian" baby.
The North Beach Casino is host to a high stakes poker tournament, which pits Earline Muskrat against the Native American poker champ of the world, Johnny Openwound. Not one to engage in petty games, Matthew Tommy goes up against Chief Neal in the poker game of a lifetime. Justin finds out what kind of game he has been caught up in when he seeks revenge on Brody.
An enchanting collection of Indian stories and legends told from generation to generation. Entertainment for the whole family.
Tales of Wonder II entertains children and adults alike with Gregg's traditional way of Native American storytelling.
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.