Films

Paper Mache Totem Poles

Misrepresentation, appropriation, and denigrating Indigenous knowledge is still common practice in educational institutions despite efforts of critical educators to challenge these practices. One such challenge was to papier mâché totem poles in an education institution’s […]

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How The Spirit Moves

The Sacred Stone Lodge, or Sweat Lodge, is a place of healing and prayer. In this animated short film, we see the human beings who enter the lodge in their spirit form and the animal […]

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A Living History of Métis Families as told by Dorothy Chartrand

Dorothy Chartrand, a Métis grandmother, tells the story of her Metis families as their lives are affected by the political and social change that impacted Métis lives in the 1800s to today. Her story tells […]

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Grandmothers of the Métis Nation

Indigenous Elders are the educators of our children, youth, adults, and communities, and the storytellers and historians of our communities. The contributions of Metis Elders help communities understand the contributions of Metis peoples, past and […]

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Understanding What Life is About – Storytelling with Tom McCallum

Tom McCallum (White Standing Buffalo), Métis Elder and storyteller, explains that stories are a history of our people from many lifetimes and that stories are real. In English, with some Cree, he shares 6 entertaining […]

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