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Todd Labrador: Mi'kmaq Canoe Builder Connected for Thousands of Years: The Green Interview Series

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This title is a part of the series The Green Interview Series


Catalogue Number:  PT0083
Producer:  Paper Tiger
Subject:  Arts, Canadian Social Studies, Canadian World Studies, Environmental Studies, First Nations Studies, History
Language:  English
Grade Level:  9 - 12, Post Secondary
Country Of Origin:  Canada
Copyright Year:  2016
Running Time:  65
Closed Captions:  Yes


DVD Price:  $159.00
3yr K-12 Stream Price :  $159.00
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Todd Labrador is a respected and celebrated traditional Mi'kmaq canoe builder, in fact he's the only one still practicing the craft. In this exclusive Green Interview he speaks with Silver Donald Cameron about the painstaking process involved in making the traditional birch bark canoes and how he hopes it will help to preserve the knowledge and worldview of his ancestors who lived sustainably on the east coast of Canada for millennia. Labrador is also an artist who paints and makes traditional drums decorated with designs derived from the ancient petroglyphs carved in the rocks of his Nova Scotia homeland.


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