NAMEGANS OM DLUWANS AWINAGWISEX | We Are One With the Land

'NAMEGAN'S OM DLU'WANS AWINAGWISEX | We Are One With the Land

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People from the Kwakwa'kawakw's 'NAMGIS First Nation take a canoe trip through their traditional territory on Vancouver Island. They reflect on their connection to the land-- the core of their lifeblood and culture, and on their intent to negotiate a modern-day Treaty with the government of British Columbia and the government of Canada.

80:20—The Developing World (a 5-part series)

80:20—The Developing World (a 5-part series)

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This compact and comprehensive series explores what could be done to improve living conditions in lesser-developed countries.

Against the Current

Against the Current

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Against the Current follows the struggle of a small native band in British Columbia, the Uchucklesaht on Vancouver Island, in their struggle to restore a once-healthy salmon run.

Bending the Rails

Bending the Rails

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Residents of Toronto’s Junction Triangle work to stop Metrolinx and the Provincial Government’s joint plan to run more than 400 diesel trains a day through their neighbourhood.

Development and Debt • 80:20—The Developing World

Development and Debt • 80:20—The Developing World

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Development and Debt looks at the history of the international development assistance that began in the early 1960s and conditions attached to that aid, often benefitting those providing it more than its recipients.

Drinking from my Mothers Well (Woolastook) • SAMAQAN: Water Stories (Series 3)

Drinking from my Mother's Well (Woolastook) • SAMAQAN: Water Stories (Series 3)

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Maliseet storyteller Jeff Bear returns to his traditional territory at Negootkoog, which is situated at the confluence of the Woolastook and Tobique Rivers. The "Woolastook" is the mighty St. John River (from the Maliseet word "wolastoq" meaning "beautiful river).

Every Year the Salmon Come Back • SAMAQAN: Water Stories (Series 3)

Every Year the Salmon Come Back • SAMAQAN: Water Stories (Series 3)

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Salmon were one of the most prolific species of fish in the ocean, common in all waters surrounding North America and as far south as New Zealand. Stocks have declined on the west coast and in Atlantic Canada, wild salmon are no longer available in the market place, having been replaced by the omni-present farmed fish.


Fractured Land

Fractured Land

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"Deep down we're all fractured," an oil and gas representative tells young Aboriginal leader and lawyer Caleb Behn. Behn knows that feeling all too well, as he struggles with the role he'll play in protecting his traditional territory under Treaty 8 in northern British Columbia, an area that is currently under siege from some of the world's largest natural gas operations. 

Greening the Cube: 100-Mile Housing

Greening the Cube: 100-Mile Housing

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Bringing the sustainability question home–with shelter in mind, what sort of future will you build?

The Gulf Story, Part 1 • SAMAQAN: Water Stories (Series 2)

The Gulf Story, Part 1 • SAMAQAN: Water Stories (Series 2)

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North America's Indigenous people have always had a sacred relationship with water. This series shows their perspective on a most precious resource–a resource to be protected, not a commodity to be exploited.

The Gulf Story, Part 2 • SAMAQAN: Water Stories (Series 2)

The Gulf Story, Part 2 • SAMAQAN: Water Stories (Series 2)

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North America's Indigenous people have always had a sacred relationship with water. This series shows their perspective on a most precious resource–a resource to be protected, not a commodity to be exploited.

The Gulf Story, Part 3 • SAMAQAN: Water Stories (Series 2)

The Gulf Story, Part 3 • SAMAQAN: Water Stories (Series 2)

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North America's Indigenous people have always had a sacred relationship with water. This series shows their perspective on a most precious resource–a resource to be protected, not a commodity to be exploited.

In the Same Boat?

In the Same Boat?

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Will the family farm suffer the same fate as the Atlantic fishery?

Interdependence • 80:20—The Developing World

Interdependence • 80:20—The Developing World

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Interdependence explains that, concerned or not, everyone is affected—through trading relationships and other factors of interdependence such as health, the environment, economics and global security.

Khalalesla: Ground Zero in the Battle Against Enbridge Northern • SAMAQAN: Water Stories (Series 2)

Khalalesla: Ground Zero in the Battle Against Enbridge Northern • SAMAQAN: Water Stories (Series 2)

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North America's Indigenous people have always had a sacred relationship with water. This series shows their perspective on a most precious resource–a resource to be protected, not a commodity to be exploited.

Khalalesla: The Wake of the Tankers • SAMAQAN: Water Stories (Series 2)

Khalalesla: The Wake of the Tankers • SAMAQAN: Water Stories (Series 2)

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North America's Indigenous people have always had a sacred relationship with water. This series shows their perspective on a most precious resource–a resource to be protected, not a commodity to be exploited.

The Legacy of Colonialism • 80:20—The Developing World

The Legacy of Colonialism • 80:20—The Developing World

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The Legacy of Colonialism examines the role worldview played in the 500 years of colonization that began in the 15th century, tracing historical structures contributing to the current status of many lesser-developed countries.

Letter from Athabasca • SAMAQAN: Water Stories (Series 2)

Letter from Athabasca • SAMAQAN: Water Stories (Series 2)

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North America's Indigenous people have always had a sacred relationship with water. This series shows their perspective on a most precious resource–a resource to be protected, not a commodity to be exploited.

Natural Resonance

Natural Resonance

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Heading for an environmental train wreck, natural resources don’t stand a chance at the expense of the overwhelming industrial species.

Ooligan • SAMAQAN: Water Stories (Series 2)

Ooligan • SAMAQAN: Water Stories (Series 2)

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North America's Indigenous people have always had a sacred relationship with water. This series shows their perspective on a most precious resource–a resource to be protected, not a commodity to be exploited.

SAMAQAN: Water Stories (Series 1--13 parts)

SAMAQAN: Water Stories (Series 1--13 parts)

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North America's Indigenous people have always had a sacred relationship with water. This series shows their perspective on a most precious resource––a resource to be protected, not a commodity to be exploited.

SAMAQAN: Water Stories (Series 2--13 parts)

SAMAQAN: Water Stories (Series 2--13 parts)

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North America's Indigenous people have always had a sacred relationship with water. This series shows their perspective on a most precious resource––a resource to be protected, not a commodity to be exploited.

The Sharing Farm

The Sharing Farm

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What began as a project to collect surplus fruit going to waste in Richmond, BC and distribute it to the poor has grown to an inspiring community movement that helps the poor and aids food security.

The Thinking Garden

The Thinking Garden

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xiTsonga with English subtitles

Three generations of South African women are sowing the seeds of change through the creation of a community garden to build a better future.


Trial of an Iconic Species

Trial of an Iconic Species

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The mighty Fraser River sockeye run is in trouble. Beginning in the early 1990's, the sockeye salmon populations began to decline. Millions of fish were disappearing and fisheries scientists and managers were stumped.