This episode features On Native Ground's coverage of the 2013 Sundance Film Festival 2013 in Park City, Utah. The ONG reporters bring you live red carpet coverage with Robert Rodriquez, writer and director of 'El Mariachi' fame, Anita Hill, discusses her self-titled documentary the 'Anita Hill' story, 'Eagles' band members, Don Henley and Timothy Schmidt, and the cast and crew of A.C.O.D, that includes Jessica Alba, Adam Scott, and Amy Poehler. 'A.C.O.D.' (A Child of Divorce) ' featured interview of cast and crew include Director Stuart Zicherman, Richard Jenkins, Jessica Alba, Clark Duke, Adam Scott, and Amy Poehler. "What They Don't Talk About When They Talk About Love" is covered by reporter Maddy Etiz as she catches up with the film's producer and writer, Mouly Surya. Some say that love is blind - few depict that story in a house for the visually impaired. Producer Alex Gibny and Director Alison Ellwood speak with reporter Braunwyn Walsh about the overall experience of working with legendary rockstars and what to expect from their film, "The History of the Eagles, Part One". The Eagles musicians, Timothy Schmit and Don Henley, talk about their early years and the making of the documentary of their lives and music. In other red carpet news, screenwriter of the newly premiered film, "The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete", Michael Starrbury talks "the projects" and shares inspiring adventures from his youth. The cast includes actors Julito McCullum, academy award winning composer Mark Isham, and the young featured actors Ethan Dizon and Skylan Brooks in break out performances.
Voices of shares important topics such as education, leadership, employment, and opportunities in Indian Country. On this series we feature finding solutions to problems and answers involved in the community. Each episode brings an important topic in the Native community in which people talk about things, problems, concerns and the future. On this series we feature finding solutions to problems and answers involved in the community.
When Raven has to write a school report about her identity, she gets more and more confused when everyone tells her different stories. Talon and T-Bear are initiated in the sweat lodge before they receive their Indian names.
The Dance documents the powerful story of a culture reclaimed, through the eyes of one man and one family. After centuries of repression, the Mi'kmaq people of Bay St. George Newfoundland gather to publicly celebrate their culture and heritage. A cameraman sent to document the Band?s first Pow Wow makes a startling personal discovery.
The illicit activities of some of Moose's citizens threaten to catch up with them. George turns Clifford's nature retreat for lawyers into "Survivor: Moose."
GABE'S FORTH GRADE PROJECT: Watch as Gabe and his father George recreate a mission project sharing their own perspective on Spanish civilization, faith, and culture. A PLACE TO CALL THEIR OWN: This short documentary examines the Meskwaki Settlement in central Iowa. The tribe purchased the land in the mid-nineteenth century after suffering starvation and raids on the plains of Kansas. This story is one of endurance and expresses the spirit of reclaiming home. GRAVE MISGIVINGS: This short film explores the lasting power of Geronimo's name and image. The distinction between his iconographic cultural presence and the life and death of the real man is explored in a young native artist's visit to Fort Sill, Oklahoma, where she visits the Old Guardhouse where he was imprisoned, and his grave. Her efforts to reach the real man through real places result in a new painting, which she creates high on Medicine Bluff, suggesting that, in the final analysis, it is in iconic representation that Geronimo 's spirit lives.
Mohawk Girls is a feature-length documentary about three teenage-girls growing up in the Kahnawake Mohawk community, outside of Montreal. Shot over the span of two years, Mohawk filmmaker, Tracey Deer, takes viewers into the lives of these girls and offers a surprising inside look at Native youth culture in the 21st century.
For the Navajo and Hopi, running is much more than a sport, it is woven into the cultural fabric of their lives. Encouraged by their elders, many Navajos and Hopis begin running at an early age - to greet the morning sun, to prepare for a ceremony or simply to challenge themselves in the vast, southwestern landscape. In the rugged canyon lands of Northern Arizona, Navajo and Hopi cross-country runners from two rival high schools vie for the state championship while striving to find their place among their native people and the larger American culture. Win or lose, what they learn over the course of two racing seasons has a dramatic effect on the rest of their lives. Combining interviews with verite-style shooting, RACING THE REZ offers a rare view into the surprising complexity and diversity of contemporary reservation life, from the point of view of five teenage boys on the cusp of adulthood. The documentary follows Ryan, Dennis, Billy, Johnny and Joyai from the classrooms to their remote, un-electrified homes, from grueling runs across canyons and mesas to their ultimate day of reckoning the state meet and beyond.
Buffy Sainte-Marie is one of the most influential Aboriginal figures in recent historic times. She has written hundreds of songs, scored numerous films, established educational initiatives across North America, pioneered in the early digital platforms both musically and visually, received a medal from Queen Elizabeth II and won an Academy Award. Yet, until now, there has never been a major written or visual documentation of this multi-faceted human being.
Don goes back in time with Elmer TwoYoungman, an Elder from the Stoney First Nation in central Alberta. Our Elder helps him to try to break down the stereotype of the 'cowboy vs. the Indian'.
We have a story about a Native American woman's vision for a special song and ceremony. It's all about healing for people who were adopted to non aboriginal families or for those who grew up in foster care. Meditation 2. We promo some upcoming stories on Vitality.
Come sing and dance with Bizou as she takes you on a picturesque journey into the wonderful world of deer, canada's shy little forest dweller.
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 cardboard masks and add a garage to their playhouse using recycled materials. Guest Grandma B talks about Lakota painting with Bronson on this episode of Art Zone.
We're thrilled to see the progress of our Northern Garden in Waboden and to learn new tips on garden maintenance and natural pest control. (Don't be alarmed by our dramatic recreation of a common enemy of the gardener - the slug!) Coleen goes to University of Manitoba to learn all about the different kinds of soil you could encounter with professor Gary Martens. Metis gardener Caroline Chartrand shows us how to compost and make our own nutrient-rich soil.
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.
Great the Meat with Don Simmons, Julia Valencia and Dr Judy New Featuring pan seared ostrich and buffalo with batons of vegetables.
This episode of Creative Native journeys to the Grand Canyon where the Havasupai people share about their traditions on the land as well as create a baby carrier that has been passed down through generations. Guests Harold Alfred creates precious silver and jewels and shares with Tamara how to create a silver piece of jewelry. Finally, Tamara gives lessons in creating a Haida album with a feather pen.
The life of Bill Reid is shared as being one of the best Native Sculpture Artists and Adam DreamHealer shares the fundamentals of healing through energy. Talking Stick discusses "Shadism" -half Natives or Full Natives appearing to have lighter skin and hair.
Samaqan Water Stories- Purpose for development was for society to gain jobs and build an economy. Due to the pollution from the development, the community became down stream,down gradiant, and down air from the industries and it became the communities problems.
Did you know that Indigenous people were the first farmers in Canada? Did you know that popcorn, chocolate, beans, squash, peppers, tomatoes and vanilla - to name a few - were domesticated by Indigenous People? That's right - they would not exist today if weren't for our ancestors. Coleen Rajotte traces clues that take us on a journey across North America and back in time. Our show opens at the celebration of the equinox at Chi-chinitza with the Mayan corn farmers of Mexico, where we trace the origins of corn and its indigenous roots. With archaeologist Leigh Syms, we dig up many surprises about our own Aboriginal ancestors right here in Canada. It's a great show that breaks myths. Aboriginal People were not only nomadic bison hunters but agrarians as well. We had sophisticated cultures, trade and information networks spanning the continent from Mexico to Canada, and agriculture, all before contact with European explorers. Our show features incredible scenery shot by Gemini-nominated videographer John Bronevitch.
Is is safe to microwave with plastics? We'll talk to an expert from the University of Manitoba. Chef Arnold and Coleen cook bannock over an open fire.
A prominent Haida artist, from Massett, Queen Charlotte Islands in B. C, carved several totem poles for private commissions and has been involved in many major projects. Some of his totem poles can be found at the Museum of Anthropology at the University of British Columbia.
The survivors takes us to a controversial exhibition that gained national attention with Marianne Corless' interpretation of contact upon the indigenous population. This exhibition explores the impact of smallpox, the intentional use of infected blankets by the Americans, and the consequences upon most native tribes. This episode is dedicated to the estimated 100 million people who have died from smallpox since contact.
Dressed to Grill with Ken Parker, Cheryl Obediah and Dr Judy Featuring Lo-carb recipes Grilled Chicken and Buffalo steak.
In this episode of Indian Pride we feature Studio Guests: Philip Hogen; Chairman, Oglala Tribe, SD; National Indian Gaming Commission Our Storytellers for the show: Mary Louise Defender Wilson, Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, North Dakota "How Little Star's Wishes Came True" Performances by: Geron Decker; San Carlos Apache, Arizona
Quebec and the James Bay Cree have one thing in common: they're both hooked on hydro-electric power. Today, the Cree have come rely on hydro money. For Quebec, it's the cornerstone of the province's economic and political aspirations. With a ready and able workforce and an insatiable appetite for power south of the border, Hydro-Quebec is doing what they do best: damming. The Cree have tried to shake their addiction to hydro, proposing alternatives such as wind power. Some say Hydro-Quebec shut these plans down, while others say it was too little, too late. Where does Quebec's hydro obsession leave us? What are the alternatives: were they really just a lot of wind?
Dr. Rosalin Hanna shares ways to avoid digestive problems if your lactose and Maria Monti shares "Why do women wear the wrong bra?" Melissa Meyers shares how to overcome depression.
The various ways in which California's indigenous people were assimilated into American society are covered. Indian boarding schools, military service and the Indian extermination policies are presented and discussed.
Alaska Tribes journeyed on a unique path in the settlement of their aboriginal claims. This 55 minute film beautifully illustrates the history of that path and the impacts federal laws and policies have had on Alaska Native people.
Talon learns that culture is ever-changing when he decides to compete in the North American Indigenous Games, and T-Bear learns that he shouldn't be jealous of his father helping Talon.
Don takes us on a journey sharing knowledge from Elders that we have seen throughout the first season.
"Native Shorts presented by Sundance Institute's Native American and Indigenous Program" is a 12 episode series that will feature short films produced, premiered or showcased at the Sundance Film Festival through its Native American and Indigenous Program, followed by a brief discussion with hosts Ariel Tweto (Flying Wild Alaska, Wipe-Out) an Inupiaq Eskimo from Unakleet Alaska and the Sundance Institute's own Bird Runningwater, a Cheyenne and Mescalero Apache.
12 of the most beautiful and melodic songs created by Walela. An inspirational musical journey of the Spirit. Open your heart to the marvelous and magical harmony of this very special experience. This wonderful Walela Live In Concert release is a must-have addition for anyone who loves their Cherokee heritage! Running time one delightful hour.
Centuries ago, they performed miraculously technical brain surgery, built modern irrigation canals, made agricultural discoveries still used by modern man, and were master builders...the stone village of Machu Picchu at 9,000 feet above sea level standing as the awe-inspiring monument to their genius. How did they get the stones up the mountain to construct this architectural marvel? They were the Incas, a wondrous people who once ruled half of South America before falling to the Spanish Conquistadors.
At a time when the world is focused on the impact of humans on the environment, Eternal Amazon is a lyrical, poetic documentary that presents a critical analysis of how the world's largest tropical rainforest is understood and utilized.