Alaska - Episode 10: Skindigenous Series
Catalogue Number: 310010
Producer: Nish Media
Subject: Arts, Canadian World Studies, Documentary, Family Studies/Home Economics, First Nations Studies, Health and Medicine, Indigenous Issues, Indigenous Peoples, Religious Studies, Social Sciences, Social Studies, Women's Studies
Grade Level: 9 - 12, Post Secondary
Country Of Origin: Canada
Copyright Year: 2016
Running Time: 23
Marjorie Tahbone, an Alaskan artist of Inupiaq heritage, was first among the living women of her family to get her traditional chin tattoo. Afterwards, she took up the tools and the old methods and became a full-fledged traditional tattooist working in the Inupiaq tradition. Thanks to Marjorie and other culture bearers across the North, the tradition of inking women’s skin to mark major life events and to symbolize spiritual beliefs is once again a part of Indigenous life in the region.
First Contact SeriesFirst Contact Canada Inc. FCC000
By and large, Canadians’ opinions about the Indigenous people of this country are formed without...
Culture - Episode 13: Future History: Reclaiming Our History,...Redcloud Studios RS0013
Sarain and Kris delve into the bigger questions of culture and how it shapes who they are as...
Electric Pow Wow: A Tribe Called Red (W5)CTV CTV706
If you're an indigenous person living in a country that was forcefully colonized, it's all too...
The Reason I DanceLeMay Media LM0023
Josée Bourgeois is an Algonquin life-giving woman who is a part of a very important generation...