Chiefs and Champions, Sharon and Shirley Firth
ProducersBig Red Barn Entertainment Sheliagh Cahill Annie Frazier Henry Ken Malenstyn
- Release Date 2007
- Running Time 24 minutes
- Closed Captions Yes
- Availability Canada, USA
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Raised in the Northwest Territories and members of the Gwich'in Nation, twin sisters Sharon and Shirley Firth were introduced to cross-country skiing at the age of 14. Their tenacity and perseverance resulted in 80 medals at Canada's national championships, including 48 gold, 25 silver and seven bronzes. They were the first women to represent Canada and compete at a Nordic World Championship, a World Junior Championship and at the Olympic Winter Games. Today they share their inspirational story with youth, encouraging them to develop a healthy and active lifestyle.
Also, featured in 24 minute episodes are:
- Chief Roger Adolph
- Ross Powless
- Alwyn Morris
- Waneek Horn-Miller
- Fred Sasakamoose
- Tom Longboat
- Darren Zack
- Billy Two Rivers
- Angela Chalmers
- Richard Peter
- Gino Odjick
The episodes are hosted by Tom Jackson.
Director: Greg Coyes
Producers: Big Red Barn Entertainment, Sheliagh Cahill, Annie Frazier Henry, Ken Malenstyn
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