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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...

24 Hour Drum, Back Again

Another adventure for the Indigenous Leadership group in the Sea to Sky region of British Columbia (Squamish Nation and Lil'wat Nation). Students from Squamish, Brackendale, Whistler, and Pemberton gather to hike, drum, sing, dance, and celebrate their culture. These...

Kus-Kus-sum Production Promo (:26 seconds, 2022)

Currently in production  –  Ed Carswell is directing a film on the Kus-kus-sum habitat restoration coordinated by Project Watershed. The film will weave K’omoks First Nation history alongside the work of transforming an industrial site back to a vibrant natural part...

24 Hour Drum – Going Strong (32 min. 2021)

A "weird" school year with Covid didn't stop the Indigenous Leadership students from finding their voices and celebrating their culture.  Six schools dance, sing, drum and speak to issues of oppression, white privilege, white fragility, and micro-aggressions. This...

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 sew.

Making Bannock

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

Learning Kwak’wala (2020, 7 min.)

Conceived and built by the ‘Namgis First Nation, the T’lisalagi’lakw Elementary School teaches Kwak'wala. This short film is a collage of young students showing off their language skills.

The World is Watching Us

This is an overview of the Aboriginal Education Enhancement Agreement in School District 58 - Merritt/ Princeton School District #58 (Nicola-Similkameen). This agreement will benefit students from six local Bands including the Coldwater Band, Lower Nicola Band,...

Echoes of the Sinixt

National Aboriginal Day Celebration 2016 in Nakusp BC - A 10 minute colourful overview of National Aboriginal Day. Medicine Wheel Ceremony, Drumming, Dancing by Running Wolf, Traditional Games, Parkour, and the signing of the Enhancement Agreement, School District 10