Carswellfilm.ca completes project for Council of Canadians

FISH FARMS OUT From First Nations’ Unceded Territorial Waters Support the Observers! In late August, First Nations people of the ‘Namgis, Mamalilikala, Lawit’sis and Musgamagw Dzawada’enuxw began observing two Marine Harvest salmon farms on Swanson and Midsummer Islands in their traditional Broughton Archipelago territories. Their actions sound alarms about: • the collapse of the west coast wild salmon population • governments’ inaction on the U.N. Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous People. They have never given their consent for these farms to operate in their territories. They are calling on governments not to renew Marine Harvest’s...

Screening at World Community Film Festival

Seeking Wisdom - Elders & Students in the Sea to Sky was recently selected to show in the 27th Annual World Community Film Festival in Courtenay, BC. - Saturday, Feb 3rd at 11:50am in the Upper Native Sons Hall.  Click Here see the World Community Film...
New Film: 24 Hour Drum – Seeking Wisdom

New Film: 24 Hour Drum – Seeking Wisdom

As part of the 2017 24 Hour Drum event, students in Aboriginal Leadership interview Elders from both Squamish Nation and Lil’wat Nation. These teachings inspire the students to create their performances. They dance, sing, and share spoken word at Stawamus Elementary School and Totem Hall in Squamish BC. Click Here to Watch FIlm Elders: Gwen Harry, Randall Lewis, Linda Williams, Martina Pierre, Bucky Johns. Produced by School District 48, Copyright Squamish Nation and School District...

Carswellfilm begins new production in Merritt BC.

In the fall of 2015, School District 58 hired Carswellfilm to create an overview of all the Aboriginal Education programs in the district including: Drumming Events, Singing and Drumming classes, Storytelling classes (with interviews with storytellers - Elders), Language classes (with interviews with teachers and  elders), Cultural Creations: Cedar Baskets, Beading, Soapstone carving, Tule Mats, Culture Camps - field trips to local reserves and round houses (focused on staff and student learning), Traditional Games (Princeton,...