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Tribal Canoe Journey

This 5 min. film captures the K’omoks First Nation welcoming ceremony of the annual Tribal Canoe Journey. This event brings together First Nations from Bella Bella BC to Washington State.  For over 20 years, the Tribal Journeys have transformed thousands of youth. It has helped them to reconnect to their culture and heritage and has strengthened their confidence as contemporary First Nation people with a longstanding history. Paddlers follow the routes of their ancestors and learn that the oceans provide an abundance of both food and spiritual connection for every community on the Pacific Coast. Canoe journeys have led to a wide-spread awareness of the fragility of marine ecosystems. Over 100 Nations have declared a ban on tar sands pipelines and tankers in their territories  FMI...

Think Big – Protecting Natural Systems in the Rocky Mountains

Think Big - Protecting Natural Systems in the Rocky Mountains - Directed by Ed Carswell, Produced by Friends of Kananaskis Country (1997) Produced by The Friends of Kananaskis Country 11 Sequences (2000): • Biodiversity - an introduction  • Ark of Biodiversity - Why is it important?  • Extinction Events - Losing 150 species a day  • Conservation Biology - Habitat loss (3:44) • Design-a-Park - Are our parks working?  • Think Big! - Protecting Ecosystems  • Overpasses, Underpasses & Corridors  • Playing with a Full Deck - Population & Genetics  • Indicator Species - Each species has a role  • Yellowstone to Yukon - Connecting Ecosystems  • Take Action!  Spacemen in the Rockies? Noah's Ark and Pink Flamingoes? Our flamboyant host leads us through the challenges facing conservation biologists in the Rocky Mountains. With a mix of science and interpretation, this video is a perfect teaching tool for junior high schools, outdoor educators and community groups....

Sewing, a meditation (1:20)

Elder Ameila Washington leads a class at Merritt Elementary School. In this class the students learn about composure and concentration as well as how to...

Making Bannock

Elementary School studnets from Princeton, BC learn how to make bannock. This is always as successful activity!...