Julie Andre - An Elder on the Land: Northern/Her Series
Catalogue Number: FTP015
Producer: Falling Tree Productions
Subject: Business Studies, Canadian History, Canadian Social Studies, First Nations Studies, Guidance, Health, History, Indigenous Issues, Indigenous Peoples, Social Sciences, Social Studies, Women's Studies
Grade Level: 6 - 8, 9 - 12, Post Secondary, Adult
Country Of Origin: Canada
Copyright Year: 2020
Running Time: 12:00
Single mother and Gwitch’in Elder Julie Andre speaks to Northern/Her about the importance of survival and mastering the skills to sustain yourself and family on the land. Andre lives in Tsiigentchic, in the Northwest Territories with her sister and son, describing how important the land is in grounding her, reminding her of where her strength comes from and where her people come relearning her culture after being in a residential school as a young girl. On Northern/Her Julie informs us of how to make a good snare and the various ways to handle and preserve caribou meat.
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