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Ross Powless. Lacrosse

Born in 1926, Ross Powless became a "warrior" of lacrosse by bringing excitement and interest back to the sport at a time when it was declining. Able to trace the birth of lacrosse back to his ancestors from Six Nations, Ross was encouraged to play fair and enjoy the game. He built his talent on ...

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Fred Sasakamoose. Hockey

In 1953, Fred Sasakamoose became the first status Indian to play in the NHL. Known for his deadly slapshot, Fred was sometimes called "the reluctant Blackhawk" because he almost refused a contract with Chicago in favour of returning to Sandy Lake reserve. After only one season, he chose to leave ...

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Chief Roger Adolph. Boxing

Roger Adolph got into a fight playing basketball at the Kamloops Indian Residential School. He won the Golden Gloves in 1964, 1965, and 1966, in Tacoma, Portland, and Seattle, then turned pro. After two and a half years in England, Roger ended his professional boxing career and returned home. Chi...

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Alwyn Morris. Kayaking

Alwyn Morris won the Gold Medal in the 1000-metre K-2 kayaking event at the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles. During his stand on the podium, he held an eagle feather high to honour his grandfather and his culture. For the next 10 years, he crossed the country, maintaining and promoting educational i...

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The Global Citizen (videos 37 to 44)

These short videos are designed to increase media literacy skills. Students should develop an understanding of and how to use the mass media. The programs should assist students to understand and enjoy how media works, how meaning is produced, how media is organized, and how media constructs real...

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Selling Images and Values (videos 15 to 24)

These short videos are designed to increase media literacy skills. Students should develop an understanding of and how to use the mass media. The programs should assist students to understand and enjoy how media works, how meaning is produced, how media is organized, and how media constructs real...

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Seeing Ourselves: Media and Representation (videos 1 to 14)

These short videos are designed to increase media literacy skills. Students should develop an understanding of and how to use the mass media. The programs should assist students to understand and enjoy how media works, how meaning is produced, how media is organized, and how media constructs real...

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Our Constructed Worlds: Media Environments (videos 25 to 36)

These short videos are designed to increase media literacy skills. Students should develop an understanding of and how to use the mass media. The programs should assist students to understand and enjoy how media works, how meaning is produced, how media is organized, and how media constructs real...

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New and Converging Technologies (videos 45 to 51)

These short videos are designed to increase media literacy skills. Students should develop an understanding of and how to use the mass media. The programs should assist students to understand and enjoy how media works, how meaning is produced, how media is organized, and how media constructs real...

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The Great Enterprise. Episode 8

In a few short years, a handful of small and separate British colonies are transformed into a new nation that controls half the North American continent. The story of Confederation, its supporters and its bitter foes, is told against a backdrop of U.S. Civil War and Britain's growing determinatio...

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Grasslands

This video examines the North American grasslands as a natural habitat. It explores the plant and animal species in this ecosystem and considers the livelihood of the area from the perspectives of conservationists, First Nations and ranchers. A good portion of this video was filmed in Saskatchewan.

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Rebellion and Reform. Episode 7

By 1830, the struggle for democratic government in the colonies of British North America has reached a fever pitch. As the colonies grow in wealth and population, a generation of charismatic reformers - Joseph Howe in Nova Scotia, Louis-Joseph Papineau in Lower Canada and William Lyon Mackenzie i...

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The Pathfinders. Episode 6

The Canadian West is opened by the great fur-trading empires (Hudson's Bay and Northwest Companies), the Indigenous people who were their indispensable allies, and bold explorers and mapmakers: Pierre Esprit Radisson takes New France's trade far into the continent's interior creating an English t...

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A Question of Loyalties. Episode 5

At the beginning of the American Revolution (1775), American rebels invade Canada but les Canadiens refuse to take up arms against British rule, and the invasion ultimately fails. The mass migration of 40,000 Loyalists that follows creates an English-speaking Canada virtually overnight. When the ...

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When the World Began. Episode 1

This episode looks back more than 15,000 years at the history of the first occupants of the territory that would become Canada. From the rich resources of native oral history and archaeology come the stories of the first people - how dozens of distinct societies took shape, and how they encounter...

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