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The Bruce Documentary Series

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Catalogue Number:  LIV027
Producer:  Zach Melnick
Subject:  Canadian History, Canadian Social Studies, Canadian World Studies, First Nations Studies, Geography, History, Indigenous Issues, Indigenous Peoples, Social Studies
Language:  English
Grade Level:  6 - 8, 9 - 12
Country Of Origin:  Canada
Copyright Year:  2018
Running Time:  3 x 50:00
Closed Captions:  Yes

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This 3-part series investigates the ancient relationship the Saugeen Ojibway have with this territory found in Ontario’s Bruce Peninsula and the incredible lengths they go to hold onto that relationship especially the right to fish. We learn about the regions rapid and raucous colonization period and the area’s equally rapid decolonization as people left for greener pastures in western Canada. Discover how tourism and the surprising arrival of the world’s largest nuclear power station changed things forever. As well, you will uncover how the Bruce becomes one of the most important natural area’s in Ontario. Beautiful cinematography, archival footage, paintings, photographs along with 3D and motion graphics are used to tell these stories. Narrated by former radio personality and Drayton Theatre veteran, Neil Aitchison.

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