Program 5 – Guiding Stars

This program acknowledges adults taking on leadership roles, whether it be within their families or their communities, to pass on stories, teachings, traditions, and making practices to the next generation. As the relational bridge between Elders and youth, they play a pivotal role in cultural revitalization and Indigenous thrivance.

Virtual Availability:
Heartbeat of a Nation – Canada Only
Ma’s House – North America Only
Te Ringa a Turoa – Worldwide
The Barber – Worldwide
Ts’oostsitsi (Years Ago) – North America Only
Weckuwapasihtit (Those Yet to Come) – North America Only
ᎤᏕᏲᏅ (What They’ve Been Taught) – North America Only

Tickets are subject to availability, even to package holders, so make sure to book your tickets early! We have limited capacity due to COVID-19 safety restrictions in most venues. We appreciate your understanding.


Virtual Ticket

HST EXEMPTION: For Status card holders, please email boxoffice@imagineNATIVE.org if you wish to use your Status card to purchase packages or tickets online. Otherwise, you can visit the imagineNATIVE Box Office in person starting October 18 and present your Status card when purchasing tickets or packages.

Playing as part of this program

Ts’oostsitsi (Years Ago)

Ike Solway has a responsibility to continue storytelling in his family. He recounts a powerful experience had ...
14 min | Adam Solway
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ᎤᏕᏲᏅ (What They’ve Been Taught)

Filmed on the Qualla Boundary and Cherokee Nation, ᎤᏕᏲᏅ (What They’ve Been Taught) explores expressi...
9 min | Brit Hensel
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Ma’s House

Ma’s House was once the heart of a community. As Ma’s grandson, artist and photographer Jeremy Dennis is o...
7 min | Jeremy Dennis
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The Barber

The Barber is a documentary series about Barber Peleti Oli-Alainu’uese and the Māori and Pacific commun...
27 min | Kathleen Mantel
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Weckuwapasihtit (Those Yet to Come)

On the Eastern reaches of the occupied territory now referred to as North America, the children of Koluskap ca...
12 min | Geo Neptune, Brianna Smith
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Te Ringa a Turoa

Te Ringa a Turoa is an artistic piece that highlights the significance of New Zealand’s Māori tradition...
7 min | Bella-Wai
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Heartbeat of a Nation

On a beautiful sunny day in Northern Alberta, a river surrounded by green trees runs gently through the tradit...
20 min | Eric Janvier
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