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Maori Dairy Farm/Indigenous Diet/Sechelt Traditional Plants: Episode 211

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This title is a part of the series Down2Earth Series: Season 2


Catalogue Number:  AP0027
Producer:  Aarrow Productions
Subject:  Canadian Social Studies, Documentary, Environmental Studies, Family Studies/Home Economics, First Nations Studies, Geography, Science, Social Studies
Language:  English
Grade Level:  9 - 12, Post Secondary
Country Of Origin:  Canada
Copyright Year:  2013
Running Time:  21:00
Closed Captions:  Yes


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Maori Dairy Farm/Indigenous Diet/Sechelt Traditional Plants: Host Steve Sxwithul'txw travels to North Palmerston, New Zealand to tour a Maori-owned organic dairy farm and yogurt business. Then Leigh Joseph travels to Tofino, BC to meet John Rampanen and his wife Nitanis Desjarlais who have adapted their family's diet to include more Indigenous plants, meats and seafood. Down2Earth's ethnobotanist Leigh meets with Sechelt elder Jamie Dixon in his territory on Canada's west coast, to learn about the medicinal properties of Indigenous plants.

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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