Wind Energy/Run-of-River Hydro-electricity/Mapping Indigenous Plants: Episode 204
Catalogue Number: AP0020
Producer: Aarrow Productions
Subject: Canadian Social Studies, Documentary, Environmental Studies, First Nations Studies, Geography, Science, Social Studies
Grade Level: 9 - 12, Post Secondary
Country Of Origin: Canada
Copyright Year: 2013
Running Time: 21
Closed Captions: Yes
Host Steve Sxwithul'txw travels to Manitoulin Island to learn how the M'Chigeeng First Nation became the first Aboriginal community in Canada to operate a wind-powered turbine. Then Steve heads to Tofino to visit the Tla-o-quiaht First Nation's Canoe Creek hydro-electricity project. Down2Earth's ethnobotanist, Leigh Joseph, travels to an island on the west coast of Canada to find out how the Songhees First Nation is mapping the plants in its territory.
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