Indigenous Knowledge

The film excerpts under this theme consider the role of women, ways of thinking about hunting and fishing, forestry management, the technique of building an igloo, the importance of spirituality, and the preservation and transmission of ancestral values.

Excerpts


Bella Bella

Bella Bella 1


Circle of the Sun

Circle of the Sun 1


Eskimo Arts and Crafts

Eskimo Arts and Crafts 1


Our Nationhood

Our Nationhood 6


Tales of Sand and Snow

Tales of Sand and Snow 1


Traditions, Values and Spirituality - Related NFB Films

Behind the Masks, 1973
Bowl of Bone - Tale of the Syuwe, 1993
David and Bert, 1975
First Stories - Volume I, 2006
The Gift of Diabetes, 2005
Harmony and Balance, 1990
Healing at Lac Ste. Anne, 2004
Kainayssini Imanistaisiwa: The People Go On, 2003
Legends sxwexwxiy'am: The Story of Siwash Rock, 1999
Like the Trees, 1974
The Longhouse People, 1951
Masks - Faces of the Pacific [CD-ROM], 1998
Memories of Earth, 2002
Mi'kmaq Family - Migmaoei Otjiosog, 1994
Mi'kmaq Family - Migmaoei Otjiosog, 1995
My Father, My Teacher, 2005
Myths of the Iroquois, 2006
The Northern Lights, 1992
O'Siem, 1996
Our City Our Voices: Follow the Eagle and Slo-Pitch, 2005
The People at Dipper, 1966
Poundmaker's Lodge: A Healing Place, 1987
Qatuwas - People Gathering Together, 1997
School in the Bush, 1986
Silent Messengers, 2005
Silent Tears, 1997
Smudge, 2005
Spirit Doctors, 2005
The Spirit Within, 1990
Toonik Time - An Inuit Spring Festival, 1995

Ecological Perspectives - Related NFB Films

Arctic Saga, 1952
Blockade: Algonquins Defend the Forest, 1990
Canada Vignettes: June in Povungnituk - Quebec Arctic, 1980
Cree Hunters of Mistassini, 1974
Eskimo Summer, 1944
Eskimo Summer, 1944
The Gift, 1998
The Great Adventure, 2003
Hunters of the North Pole, 1950
In Celebration of Nunavut - Life in the Settlements, 1999
In Celebration of Nunavut - Wildlife - Volume 1 - Edge of Ice, 1999
In Celebration of Nunavut - Wildlife - Volume 2 - In Search of the Bowhead Whale, 1999
Indian Canoemen, 1950
Indian Hunters, 1949
The Lake Man, 1963
Laxwesa Wa - Strength of the River, 1995
The Little Trapper, 1999
Lord of the Sky, 1991
Man Who Chooses the Bush, 1975
Nonoonse Anishinabe Ishichekewin Ka Kanawentank, 1980
Northern Fisherman, 1966
Okimah, 1998
People of the Ice, 2003
Power, 1996
Red Run, 2001
Rice Harvest, 1980
Salmon People, 1976
Salt Water People, 1992
Skeena River Trapline, 1949
The Strange Case of Bunny Weequod, 1999

 


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