Indigenous Stories with Brandy Yanchyk
Catalogue Number: BYP069
Producer: Brandy Y Productions
Subject: Canadian Geography, Canadian History, Canadian Social Studies, Documentary, Environmental Studies, Family Studies/Home Economics, First Nations Studies, Geography, History, Indigenous Issues, Indigenous Peoples, Nature, Physical Geography, Science, Social Studies, Travel
Grade Level: 6 - 8, 9 - 12, Post Secondary, Adult
Country Of Origin: Canada
A collection of eleven indigenous stories from around Canada. Canadian Filmmaker Brandy Yanchyk will connect viewers to the "Signature Experiences" Canada has to offer. Segments included in this playlist are:
Blatchford Lake Lodge, Northwest Territories (10:34) - In this episode Brandy Yanchyk travels to Blatchford Lake, Northwest Territories to learn about Indigenous tourism and to go fishing with a Dené guide.
Churchill, Manitoba (5:20) - Brandy Yanchyk travels to Churchill, Manitoba to meet Métis Dog Musher Dave Daley at Wapusk Adventures. His sled dogs are very social, they love to meet tourists, and they are long distance race specialists, training all year. Brandy gets a ride in a wheeled cart pulled by a team of dogs which work the same way in the summer as the tourist dog-sleds in winter. There is increasing interest in Indigenous tourism.
Okanagan, British Columbia (4:31) - In this episode Brandy Yanchyk travels to Kelowna, British Columbia to the Sncewips Heritage Museum to learn about the Westbank First Nation.
Prince Rupert, British Columbia (4:43) - In this episode Brandy Yanchyk travels to Prince Rupert, British Columbia and learns about Indigenous tourism there and goes canoeing with the Coastal Cultural Canoeing Society's big canoe family "The Wave Riders".
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan (7:25) - In this episode Brandy Yanchyk travels to Saskatoon, Saskatchewan to visit the Wanuskewin Heritage Park to learn about Indigenous archaeology and culture.
Manitoulin Island, Ontario (11:42) - In this episode Brandy Yanchyk travels to Manitoulin, Island in northern Ontario to learn about how to make a fire and bannock from her Indigenous guide at Great Spirit Circle Trail.
The Northwest Passage, Nunavut (16:12) - In this episode Brandy Yanchyk boards an expedition vessel and explores the Northwest Passage in Nunavut. She learns about the Franklin expedition, Nunavut’s communities and remote national parks.
Winnipeg, Manitoba (4:10) - In this episode Brandy Yanchyk travels to Winnipeg, Manitoba to The Canadian Museum for Human Rights. She learns about Indian Residential Schools in Canada.
Cape Breton, Nova Scotia (2:47) - In this episode Brandy Yanchyk travels to Cape Breton, Nova Scotia and learns about the world's biggest Mi'kmaq community of Eskasoni.
Iqaluit, Nunavut (4:10) - In this episode Brandy Yanchyk travels to Iqaluit, Nunavut and learns about the Inuit and life in the arctic.
Yellowknife and Lutselke, Northwest Territories (14:00) - In this episode Brandy Yanchyk travels to Yellowknife and Lutselke in the Northwest Territories and learns about Indigenous culture there.
Produced by Brandy Yanchyk.
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