Nukum Mary (My grandmother Mary)

A Naskapi grandmother passes on to her Innu granddaughter her experience, knowledge and culture as well as the patience and meticulousness that have characterized the first peoples of Canada for thousands of years.

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Spirit Emulsion

An Indigenous woman’s connection to the spirit world activates Taíno culture and presence, revealing a real...
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Kicking the Clouds

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15 min | Sky Hopinka
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SŪKŪJULA TEI (Stories of My Mother)

Rosa, a wise Wayuu woman, travels to her sister Amaliata’s village for a long overdue visit. As she enters t...
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A short video featuring composited imagery with themes of the transitory nature of moments in time, the epheme...
2 min | Nathan Adler | English
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Kokum, with love

This is a story about family and about love. It’s also a story about loss, healing, Indigenous identity and ...
12 min | Kim Stadfeld
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We are not speaking the same language

Thinking back on her only phone call with her maternal grandmother, Danika explains her connection to her Indi...
8 min | Danika St-Laurent
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nimosôm – my grandfather

A Cree Grandfather teaches his two 14 years old grandsons how to hunt Moose but really is teaching them about ...
6 min | Bruce Giizhig Barry
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Ngaluk Waangkiny

Co-written and directed by award-winning filmmaker Poppy van Oorde-Grainger and acclaimed Noongar artist Ian W...
12 min | Poppy van Oorde-Grainger, Ian Wilkes
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