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Jump-up. Caribbean Carnival in Canada!

Series: African Rhythms
In this animated film, Sophie learns about some of the culture and traditions of her new neighbour, Lisa, who recently arrived in Canada from the West Indies. This video contains an example of a story within a story as Lisa relates a legend from her culture while preparing to celebrate the Jump-u...

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The Cora Player

Series: African Rhythms
This program provides an example of visual storytelling where viewers construct meaning through images, rather than relying on dialogue. The story is of a young couple in love. Difficulties in their relationship arise due to differences in social class and acceptance within each other's family. M...

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Sticks and Stones

Children in families who follow nontraditional gender roles are often the target of put-downs by their peers. In this documentary, young Canadian children, ages 5 to 12, discuss the problems they face and make it very clear that educators, parents, and other children need to act positively to mak...

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100th Anniversary of the Saskatchewan Legislative Building

This video outlines Saskatchewan's political history and how the legislature came to be built in Regina. Historical photographs, documents and interviews with politicians and historians enrich this documentary and shed light on what the legislative building represents in Saskatchewan's history an...

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Lights, Camera, Action

In this episode, film star Adam Beach mentors T-Bear and Talon as they make videos celebrating Treaty Days in Wapos Bay. Raven feels left out with everyone so busy preparing for the celebrations, but her Kohkum helps her to understand that she needs to think of the needs of the community and to t...

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A Mother's Earth

Series: Wapos Bay
This award-winning series, produced in Cree, English and French, uses stop-motion animation to portray life in a fictional northern Saskatchewan community. It focuses on issues and events in the lives of children and their supportive families in this traditional Cree community. The adults guide t...

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Raven Power

Raven identifies, through several scenarios, that the men and boys in the community take the women and girls for granted and show lack of respect for them. The women go on a week-long retreat, and only Jacob seems able to make coffee, cook meals and keep things running. Raven and Chief Big Sky ne...

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Hannah's Story

Hannah Taylor sees her first homeless person in Winnipeg at the age of five. Hannah constantly thinks and worries about the man - where is he staying and what he is eating. When Hannah turns eight, she establishes the Ladybug Foundation, Inc. Hannah speaks to politicians, business leaders, studen...

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The Science of Nutrition: Video Clips Collection with Leslie Beck

This collection of short video clips explores the science of nutrition and provides facts to promote healthier decision-making. Hosted by Leslie Beck, the clips offers students information on important nutrition topics. Teachers will find these segments useful for planning instruction related to ...

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The Great Soul Rush. Episode 44

Series: Looking Back
Anglican and Catholic missionaries rush to convert Aboriginal peoples in northern Saskatchewan to their particular brand of Christianity.

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Sitting Bull's Mountie. Episode 43

Series: Looking Back
The famed Sioux Chief seeks refuge in Canada and is befriended by the Mountie assigned to watch over him.

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The Regina Riot. Episode 42

Series: Looking Back
This is an eyewitness account of the 1935 On-to-Ottawa trek and the Riot that ended it.

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The Debden Miracle. Episode 41

Series: Looking Back
Every single soldier from Debden who left to fights in World War II returns safely after the parish priest makes a deal with God.

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The French Counts of Whitewood. Episode 40

Series: Looking Back
French aristocrats flock to Whitewood and try to recreate their extravagant lifestyles, but their farms and businesses fail miserably.

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The Welwyn Massacre. Episode 39

Series: Looking Back
One of the "home children" who comes over from England commits a brutal crime of passion in a small Saskatchewan hamlet in 1910. (Content caution)