Development and Culture/ Urban Gardening/ Sustainability and Women's Rights: Down2Earth (Ep 103)
Catalogue Number: AP0005
Producer: Aarrow Productions
Producing Agencies: Aarrow Productions Inc.
Subject: Canadian Social Issues, Canadian Social Studies, Documentary, Environmental Studies, First Nations Studies, Science, Social Issues, Social Studies, Women's Studies
Grade Level: 9 - 12, Post Secondary
Country Of Origin: Canada
Copyright Year: 2011
Running Time: 21:00
Closed Captions: Yes
Development and Culture/ Urban Gardening/ Sustainability and Women's Rights: Journey to the T'silhqot'in First Nation to share the tribe's struggle to limit development and maintain their culture. Next the team shifts gears and gets into urban gardening and getting back to the land in Vancouver; and finally, an interview with activist/physicist Vandana Shiva who promotes sustainability and women's rights.
Filmmaker Bio: Barbara Todd Hager is a writer, producer and director. Her family traces its Métis ancestry to Red River, Fort Pitt and St. Paul des Métis Settlements. In 1999 she launched Aarrow Productions and it has grown into one of Canada’s leading Indigenous-owned media companies.
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