Category Archives: Film

imagineNATIVE Film Festival

imagineNATIVE is an Indigenous-run film festival that “presents the world’s largest Indigenous film festival, a national Tour focused on reconciliation, as well as the Institute among many other initiatives throughout the year,” a description found on their web page About … Continue reading

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The Decolonizing Lens

The University of Manitoba hosted this event, where they screened and discussed the work of Indigenous women artists who call attention and respond to the crisis of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, and Two-Spirited People in Canada. There were … Continue reading

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Intercontinental Cry

Intercontinental Cry is a Canadian-based non-profit online news outlet. It is a project deriving from the Center for World Indigenous Studies. Intercontinental Cry is made up of a network of “professors, editors, journalists, researchers and thought leaders who strive to enrich … Continue reading

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Vancouver Dialogues Project

Between April, 2010 and July, 2011, the Dialogues Project brought together First Nations, urban Aboriginal organizations, and immigrant communities in Vancouver to engage in opportunities for cross-cultural understanding and relationship building.  The project sought to engage both Indigenous and immigrant … Continue reading

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Documentary: Trick or Treaty? Showcases Issues with Treaty 9

The documentary, Trick or Treaty?, was produced by Alanis Obomsawin to showcase issues affecting the people who signed Treaty 9 including their initiatives to invoke dialogue with the Canadian government for greater justice and respect. The peoples involved are seeking … Continue reading

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High School Students Create Educational Videos after Learning about Treaties

An educational process undertaken by Saskatchewan’s Prairie Valley School Division in 2012 sought to engage students in the capturing of stories and deep inquiry about personal and regional historical relationships to the land and the Treaties through photography, video, interviews … Continue reading

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