Feb 3rd, 2012 by Shelley Brown
The Law Library video collection contains a large number of items relating to Canadian Aboriginal People. A comprehensive list of these titles is available here.
A sampling of our titles includes:
- Chiefs series
This series is the saga of five great First Nations chiefs–Sitting Bull, Pontiac, Joseph Brant, Black Hawk and Poundmaker. Their stories form a central drama of the history of the North American continent. Their living descendants are the storytellers.
- Making TreatiesThe program presents an emotional and personal approach to the outcomes of the modern treaty process in Canada. Profiles on First Nations blend with input from resource developers and governments as the program weaves our tale of land ownership and forecasts our economic future.
- Topahdewin : the Gladys Cook storyIt chronicles the life of Gladys Cook, who survived physical and sexual abuse, discrimination, poverty and addiction to become a highly respected elder, teach and healer.
- Two Worlds CollidingTwo Worlds Colliding chronicles the painful story of what came to be known as Saskatoon’s infamous “freezing deaths,” and the schism between a fearful, mistrustful Aboriginal community and a police force that must come to terms with a shocking secret.
- Venturing Forth, Series 1-6
Venturing Forth is a compelling documentary series by Vancouver aboriginal filmmaker Brenda Chambers which celebrates the success and growth of First Nations’ entrepreneurial spirit in Canada.