Gift of Diabetes, The (Home DVD Use Only)

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The Gift of Diabetes is a powerful and moving personal diary of an Ojibwe man struggling with diabetes. Brian Whitford tells his own story of personal loss and the complications of diabetes in this 58-minute documentary he directed. Diabetes is a troubling disease that afflicts a large proportion of the First Nations population. Whitford's Sandy Bay First Nation home was one of loss and personal tragedy. He must deal with this troubled past in order to succeed in the present struggle to live a life of pain and the complications of diabetes.

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Foster Child (Home DVD Use Only)

$25.00

Renowned Metis filmmaker Gil Cardinal's personal documentary about the search for his birth family after spending years as a foster child. This title is also available for home use only in VHS format. This NFB Home Use Only DVD from GoodMinds.com is only available for sale in Canada. For USA orders contact [email protected] or phone: 1-800-542-2164

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Inuit Games: My Brand New Life (Home DVD Use Only)

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Inuit Games is one of the DVDs in the National Film Board's 13-part series, My Brand New Life. In this series, each participant explores personal prejudices as he or she is challenged to explore another culture. Eric is a teen athlete from a middle class family in Montreal. He has the opportunity to travel to Kangiqsualujjuaq in northern Quebec and participate in the Inuit Games. Eric is introduced and he explains that his chosen sports are soccer and cycling. He and his friends try to say the Inuit village name Kangiqsualujjuaq. Because they cannot pronounce it they laugh and make jokes.

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Smudge (Home Video Use Only) UNAVAILABLE

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UNAVAILABLE Smudge is a short documentary that is part of the National Film Board of Canada's Momentum Series. This series was designed to support emerging Ontario filmmakers create short videos that tackled the theme of human rights. Metis director Gail Maurice directed this short documentary about Native women in urban settings and their efforts to incorporate traditional spiritual practices such as smudging into their daily lives. Shot on location in offices, a park, and theatre, the film features several Native women who smudge with sweetgrass as part of their everyday living.

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Gift of Diabetes, The (Home Video Use Only) UNAVAILABLE

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UNAVAILABLE The Gift of Diabetes is a powerful and moving personal diary of an Ojibwe man struggling with diabetes. Brian Whitford tells his own story of personal loss and the complications of diabetes in this 58-minute documentary he directed. Diabetes is a troubling disease that afflicts a large proportion of the First Nations population. Whitford's Sandy Bay First Nation home was one of loss and personal tragedy. He must deal with this troubled past in order to succeed in the present struggle to live a life of pain and the complications of diabetes.

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Jidwa:doh: Let's Become Again, Indigenous Elders Summit 2004 DVD (Public Performance Use) UNAVAILABLE

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Jidwa:doh: Let's Become Again, Indigenous Elders Summit 2004 is a 50-minute DVD directed by Dawn Martin-Hill on behalf of the Indigenous Elders and Youth Council. It records the events that took place during the Indigenous Elders Summit held at Six Nations of the Grand River Territory in 2004. It includes excerpts from the Unity Ride and Run, highlights of speeches from Elders, and the youth perspective.

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Jidwa:doh: Let's Become Again, Indigenous Elders Summit 2004 DVD (Home DVD Use Only) UNAVAILABLE

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Jidwa:doh: Let's Become Again, Indigenous Elders Summit 2004 is a 50-minute DVD directed by Dawn Martin-Hill on behalf of the Indigenous Elders and Youth Council. It records the events that took place during the Indigenous Elders Summit held at Six Nations of the Grand River Territory in 2004. It includes excerpts from the Unity Ride and Run, highlights of speeches from Elders, and the youth perspective.

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Our City Our Voices: Follow the Eagle and Slo-Pitch (Home Video Use Only) UNAVAILABLE

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UNAVAILABLE Our City Our Voices: Follow the Eagle and Slo-Pitch video contains two short documentaries created by Aboriginal youth in Vancouver's Eastside. As a training project the youth got to tell stories about their city and the result is one about the role of Elders and the other about the importance of sports. During the summer of 2004 the youth documented the results of the Aboriginal Front Door's program to develop and nurture Elders in Vancouver.

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Sigwan (Home Video Use Only) UNAVAILABLE

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UNAVAILABLE Sigwan is a short video directed by Abenaki filmmaker Alanis Obomsawin. The story shows a young Native girl named Sigwanis rejected by her classmates who are outdoors listening to a Native storyteller. Sigwanis leaves the group and heads to the woods where she is befriended by bears who explain why she is a valuable person and should return to her family. The bears protect and comfort her over night and the take her back to her family. The bears in this film are portrayed by actors wearing bear masks with long blankets.

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Inuit Games: My Brand New Life (Home Video Use Only) UNAVAILABLE

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UNAVAILABLE Inuit Games is one of the videos in the National Film Board's 13-part series, My Brand New Life. In this series, each participant explores personal prejudices as he or she is challenged to explore another culture. Eric is a teen athlete from a middle class family in Montreal. He has the opportunity to travel to Kangiqsualujjuaq in northern Quebec and participate in the Inuit Games. Eric is introduced and he explains that his chosen sports are soccer and cycling. He and his friends try to say the Inuit village name Kangiqsualujjuaq.

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