When the first Dene filmmaker returned home to Canada’s Northwest Territories, his people had no words for his new art. They called it "Dreamtalking". When you make films a Dene elder said, you are speaking your dreams.
Edmonton, Alberta becomes the site of an international gathering of our own Dreamtalkers: filmmakers, performers and artists. Indigenous people from around the globe gather to share their common bond, a linkage with of a natural world whose harmonies and rhythms are being forgotten by those that came later.
Inuit filmmaker Zacharias Kunuk, speaking at the Arctic Indigenous Languages Symposium in Tromso, Norway, October 20, 2008, announced the creation of the Inuit Language and Culture Institute on IsumaTV, a five year $25 million commitment to install high-speed broadband and public access production studios in every participating Inuit community.
*Elim Students Against Uranium* (ESAU)