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Out of the Shadows, Into the Arms of Community: Urban Native Girl (Season 1, Ep. 12)

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This title is a part of the series Urban Native Girl


Catalogue Number:  AS0122
Producer:  Animiki See Distribution Inc.
Subject:  Canadian History, Canadian Social Issues, Canadian Social Studies, Documentary, Family Studies/Home Economics, First Nations Studies, Guidance, Health, Indigenous Issues, Indigenous Peoples, Psychology, Social Issues, Social Sciences, Social Studies, Sociology, Women's Studies
Language:  English
Grade Level:  9 - 12, Post Secondary, Adult
Country Of Origin:  Canada
Copyright Year:  2016
Running Time:  22:02


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Lisa’s father, a former Tsihlqot’in Chief and Residential School Survivor, committed suicide when Lisa was 4 years old, which fractured the family, and ostracized them from the community. Can these wounds ever be healed? Lisa speaks with Chief Percy Guichon, Otis Guichon, Pahan Pte San Win, Ervin Charleyboy and John Charleyboy.

Urban Native Girl is an inspirational documentary series about Aboriginal fashonista Lisa Charleyboy as she follows her dream to transform her popular beauty blog into a glossy print magazine. Along the way we meet Lisa's mentors and friends who are part of a modern-day renaissance in Aboriginal culture, and witness a life transformed as love, family and social justice broaden her concept of the future she envisions.


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