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V2356

Manitoba Bees with Aganetha Dyck

Wild and domestic bees are an integral part of the worlds food supply, helping to pollinate 30%-50% of what we eat. Manitoba artist, Aganetha Dyck, installs found objects, drawings, paintings and sculptures into living beehives where they are altered and completed by her winged collaborators. Aga...

V2355

Boggy Creek with Joe Fafard

Chronicling our past and giving shape to our cultural identity, sculptor Joe Fafard is a prominent figure in Canadian art. Working at his Saskatchewan farm near Boggy Creek, Fafard creates iconic sculptures. As common-place as cows, dogs, sheep and horses might seem, these domesticated animals sp...

V2354

The Buffalo with Adrian Stimson

The Buffalo, nearly exterminated in North America in the 1800s, now exist almost exclusively as farmed herds. This program focuses on Blackfoot artist Adrian Stimson who feels an inherent connection to these majestic beasts. He is inspired by the Plains landscape and takes viewers on a scouting t...

V2353

Migration with Jane Ash Poitras

Jane Ash Poitras, a renowned Dene/Cree artist travels in Alberta; demonstrating her colourful artwork and discussing her roots, the importance of a positive relationship with the environment, First Nations spirituality, and history. Beginning in the Milk River Valley, Jane photographs ancient pet...

V2352

Emma Lake with Degen Lindner

For more than seventy years University of Saskatchewan's Emma Lake Campus has been a meeting place for artists and thinkers from around the world. Saskatoon painter Degen Lindner invites us to her art studio at Emma Lake where she discusses how her father and nature inspire her artwork. Lindner w...

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Athabasca Sand Dunes with Sandra Meigs

Self-described "Gothic painter," Sandra Meigs travels from her Victoria home to remote northwestern Saskatchewan's enigmatic Athabasca Sand Dunes. Spanning almost 2,000 square kilometres, the isolated Dunes are Canada's largest active sand surface -- and the most northerly active dunes on Earth. ...

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Waneek Horn-Miller. Water Polo

Waneek Horn-Miller was a member of the Canadian Women's Water Polo team that won gold at the 1999 Pan Am Games. Voted MVP, Waneek became co-captain and led her team at the Sydney Olympics in 2000. Only ten years earlier, at age 14, she was struck to the ground by a soldier's bayonet during the Ok...

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Angela Chalmers. Distance Runner

Ranked one of the top three female middle distance runners in the world, Angela Chalmers competed in two Olympic Games. Angela was born in Manitoba and raised in Victoria where she carried the Canadian flag at the opening of the 1994 Commonwealth Games. Already a double-gold medalist, she would s...

N083

Billy Two Rivers. Wrestling

Wrestler Billy Two Rivers became famous internationally in the 1960s then parlayed his experience into the political arena. Elected to the Mohawk Council of Kahnawake for 20 years, he is now called upon for his experience and his wisdom. Today he is a senior policy and political advisor to the Na...

N084

Darren Zack. Fastpitch Softball

Darren Zack is a legend in the world of Fastpitch Softball. Nicknamed "Z Man" by his fans, he sets records at every level, pitching the most wins, strikeouts and consecutive scoreless innings, capturing three gold medals at the Pan Am Games. Darren actively promotes fastpitch by conducting pitchi...

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Sharon and Shirley Firth. Skating

Raised in the Northwest Territories, twin sisters Sharon and Shirley Firth were introduced to cross-country skiing at the age of 14. Their tenacity resulted in 80 medals at Canada's national championships, including 48 gold, 25 silver and seven bronze. They were the first women to represent Canad...

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Richard Peter. Wheelchair Basketball

Richard Peter is a dynamic wheelchair basketball champion. Competing on an international level, he and his team won gold at both the 2000 and 2004 Paralympic Games. A leader on and off the court, Richard Peter is a key spokesperson for BC Wheelchair Sports. He advocates a healthy and active lifes...

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Gino Odjick. Hockey

Gino Odjick made his NHL debut with the Vancouver Canucks and went on to become the league's top enforcer and a fan favourite, receiving extensive media exposure. Realizing he had become an important role model Gino turned his attention to First Nations youth. Speaking at workshops and conference...

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Tom Longboat. Distance Runner

Tom Longboat won his first 15-mile race by a full three minutes at the age of 19. Then on April 19, 1907, against rain, slush, tough hills and 104 other entrants, Longboat won the Boston Marathon in record time. He competed in the marathon event at the 1908 Olympics, but collapsed just before mil...

N079

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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