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Playlist: Land and Environment

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21 April 2014

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Collection of films and videos dealing with traditional land use, the environment, and the impacts of resource extraction.

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  • Duration: 8m 33s

     Ta'Kaiya Blaney makes an impassioned speech against the Northern Gateway Pipeline and performs her original song "Shallow Waters" at the No Tankers Rally in Vancouver, March 12, 2012

    For more information, see CityHallWatch.ca

  • Duration: 7m 23s

    Tungijuq (What We Eat), Isuma, Kunuk Cohn Productions 2009, Producer Stephane Rituit, Felix Lajeunesse, Paul Raphael, Zacharias Kunuk. Inuktut.

    Inuit jazz throat-singer Tanya Tagaq, and Cannes-winning filmmaker Zacharias Kunuk, talk back to Brigitte Bardot and anti-sealhunting lobby on the eternal reality of hunting.

  • 00:15 Documentaries | Inuit Knowledge and Climate Change

    Duration: 54m 7s

    This feature documentary takes viewers “on the land” with elders and hunters to explore the social and ecological impacts of a warming Arctic.  Directed by Zacharias Kunuk and reseacher/filmmaker Dr Ian Mauro.  

     

     

     

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  • Duration: 54m 53s

    In the beginning, when the world was soft, Creation beings lifted the earth out of the sea. Then the world became hard — Colonisation, slavery, mining booms. This is the story of the Aboriginal people of Roebourne — their Law, their tribal voice, their survival.

  • Duration: 55m 28s

    Multi award-winning feature documentary in two parts. Made with the Yindjibarndi, Ngarluma, Banyjima and Gurrama people of Roebourne, in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.

  • Duration: 6m 16s

    "Conservation and Collaboration": Indigenous communities in Canada, threatened with encroaching development from mining and logging companies, using innovative approaches to partnership to implement their conservation vision on their lands.

  • 03:06 Old Peter

    Duration: 8m 11s

    The dialogue between people, nature and gods is based upon a sacred knowledge and mythology. In the modern world only a few cultures based on myth survive. This film takes us into the word of Old Peter, the last surviving Shaman of the Kazym River.

  • Duration: 36m 14s

    On Baffin Island, two mountains of ore will be cut down at Mary River. Some residents of Igloolik react to this development : they worry that this industrial development will destroy their environment and the marine mammals as well as their culture and hunting life style.

  • Duration: 26m 25s

    "We may be ignorant people, but, excuse the term - it is not that I'd like to offend the government - he is the ignorant one who doesn't know what he is doing. 'Cause if he knew, he would've said 'no' to indiscriminate large-scale open-pit mining. He would have said 'No, let's go for other life alternatives!"

  • Duration: 26m 55s

    "We may be ignorant people, but, excuse the term - it is not that I'd like to offend the government - he is the ignorant one who doesn't know what he is doing. 'Cause if he knew, he would've said 'no' to indiscriminate large-scale open-pit mining. He would have said 'No, let's go for other life alternatives!"

  • Duration: 1h 19m 43s

    The Wirraritarie people must deliver offerings to the gods, traveling through over three thousand kilometers.

    The jicareros (responsible for this tradition) work for seven months every year, mainly all over central Mexico, to honour their customs.

  • Duration: 29m 41s

    This is a record of an illegitimate ‘native title’ meeting (16 March 2011) sponsored by the iron ore miner, Fortescue Metals Group (FMG) and its CEO, Andrew Forrest, the richest man in Australia.

  • Duration: 22m 6s

    ARNAIT: Show Me on the Map Episode 2, People Can Stand Up (22 mins) Discussions on Aboriginal Lands, Arnait Video Productions 2010, Carol Kunnuk, Marie-Hélène Cousineau. Inuktut w/English s-t.

  • Duration: 18m 14s

    Indigenous peoples’ resilience is rooted in traditional knowledge and their deep understanding of the land.

  • Duration: 35m 34s

    By Philip Burgess

    International Centre for Reindeer Husbandry, Kautokeino, Norway

    philip.burgess@reindeercentre.org

  • Duration: 36m 43s

    Synopsis: A film report of the 1969 protest demonstration by Mohawk Indians of the St. Regis Reserve on the international bridge between Canada and the United States near Cornwall, Ontario.

  • Duration: 5m 33s

     

    Defenders of the Land: a network of Indigenous communities and activists in land struggle across CanadaNovember 2008 – Winnipeg - 13 interviews -133 minutes

  • Duration: 10m 30s

    Defenders of the Land: a network of Indigenous communities and activists in land struggle across Canada

  • 09:11 Documentaries | Kunuk Family Reunion

    Duration: 48m 2s

    In June 2003, Cannes prize-winner Zacharias Kunuk's family gathered at their traditional home camp site of Siuraajuk, to share stories and honor the ancestors who came before them: a wedding; a burial; messages from the past.

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  • Duration: 37m 52s

    WHEN THE GROUND IS HARD, YINDJIBARNDI DANCE!
    A CELEBRATION FOR NED MAYARINGBUNGU CHEEDY

  • Duration: 18m 33s

    El Chernobyl amazónico, como han calificado muchos expertos a la huella de Texaco en la Amazonia Norte del Ecuador, se mantiene latente en la tierra y sus entrañas, en el alma de los yayas.

  • Duration: 16m 20s

    El Chernobyl amazónico, como han calificado muchos expertos a la huella de Texaco en la Amazonia Norte del Ecuador, se mantiene latente en la tierra y sus entrañas, en el alma de los yayas.

  • Duration: 1m 51s

    Terrace City Councillor Bruce Bidgood explains the risks and benefits of the Northern Gateway Pipeline. Part of an upcoming conservation film "Casting a Voice".

    Thanks to Barbless Fly Media for sharing the video with us! 

  • Duration: 14m 51s

    Celina Irngaut, NIRB Community Roundtable, July 25, 2012, Igloolik, 14:51 English Version. Celina is a professional translator. She comments on the Baffinland Mary River Development as the final speaker on the day of Community Roundtable when local people can ask to speak.

  • Duration: 46m 10s

    Synopsis: On June 11 and 20, 1981, the Québec Provincial Police (QPP) raided Restigouche Reserve, Québec. This film provides a historical perspective on the issue, and documents, with newsclips, photographs and interviews, the two police raids.

  • Duration: 11m 30s

    Dr Helen Cadicott and Gordon Edwards answer some questions from the audience in Iqaluit. In english and in Inuktitut.

  • Duration: 28m 51s

    Igloolik, Fall-Winter 1946. Sitting around the stone house carving a harpoon, Qulitalik starts talking about the year gone past. Everyone joins in with stories and laughter. Tea is boiling over the seal lamps, children playing on the caribou skin beds. Grandmother tells the old stories, everybody has a new one. Home is warm and cozy.

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