Wild Horse Preservation Community/Sustainability in the Rainforest/Impact of Fossil Fuels in the North: Down2Earth (Ep 111)
Catalogue Number: AP0013
Producer: Aarrow Productions
Subject: Documentary, Environmental Studies, First Nations Studies, Science, Social Studies
Grade Level: 9 - 12, Post Secondary
Country Of Origin: Canada
Copyright Year: 2012
Running Time: 21:00
Closed Captions: Yes
Wild Horse Preservation Community/Sustainability in the Rainforest/Impact of Fossil Fuels in the North: The Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community in Arizona have enacted a wild horse preservation program that provides food for the herd of 300. For thousands of years, the rain forests of Belize have been a source of food,medicine and ceremonial plants for indigenous people. Faith Gimmel is the director of REDOIL, an organization that works with native Alaskans whose traditional way of life is being threatened by the oil industry.
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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