Our First Voices (13 Shorts)
ProducersSharon Bliss Marilyn Thomas Catrina Longmuir Bliss Pictures
- Release Date 2010
- Running Time 30 minutes
- Closed Captions No
- Availability Canada, USA
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Our First Voices explores the creative efforts being made by 13 First Nations communities in British Columbia to preserve and revitalize their languages for future generations. While noting the implications of the residential school system and the decline of original speakers, Our First Voices focuses on the efforts being made today to create a new generation of learners and teachers. Utilizing innovative technology and creating entertaining learning tools, generations come together with a common goal to reinvest in the future of their communities.
Sylix Song Director Helen Haig-Brown
Typewriter Director Lisa Jackson
Math Class Director Helen Haig-Brown
Lullaby Director Kelvin Redvers
Earl Smith Director Lisa Jackson
Sisters Sam Director Helen Haig-Brown
Spelling Bee Director Zoe Leigh Hopkins
Ktunaxa Director Zoe Leigh Hopkins
Ts'ak Director Kelvin Redvers
Airplane Director Zoe Leigh Hopkins
Songbringer Director Lisa Jackson
Mom n'Me Director Helen Haig-Brown
City Speaks Director Lisa Jackson
Producers: Sharon Bliss, Marilyn Thomas, Catrina Longmuir, Bliss Pictures
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