Josephine Mandamin/Tla-ook Canoe Eco-tourism/Ben Powless: Episode 213
Catalogue Number: AP0029
Producer: Aarrow Productions
Subject: Canadian Social Studies
Grade Level: 6 - 8, 9 - 12, Post Secondary
Country Of Origin: Canada
Copyright Year: 2013
Running Time: 21:00
Closed Captions: Yes
Josephine Mandamin/Tla-ook Canoe Eco-tourism/Ben Powless: Host Steve Sxwithul'txw travels to Lake Huron to meet Josephine Mandamin, the founder of Mother Earth Water Walk, an organization that raises awareness about the importance of water. Then host Leigh Joseph heads to Tofino in Western Canada to meet Gisele Martin, who operates Tlaook Cultural Adventures. We close out our second season with a profile of Ben Powless, a young Mohawk photographer and climate justice advocate who travels throughout the world recording stories about Indigenous peoples' efforts to preserve the natural environment
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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