Monthly Archives: December 2011

Winds of Change – Dec 22 2011 – Charles Wilkinson (Peace Out) and Mutiny Commemoration

Peace Out won most popular documentary film at the 2011 Vancouver Film Festival.  Its director, Charles Wilkinson, talks about his journey as a filmmaker, and shares stories about the film and what he learned about Canada’s North, fast becoming excessively industrialized. … Continue reading

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Victoria Mutiny Commemoration – December 21st, 2011

On the morning of December 21st, 1918, French-Canadian conscripts in the 259th Battalion of the Canadian Expeditionary Force (Siberia) mutinied at the corner of Fort and Quadra Street in downtown Victoria. They refused to embark for service in a new … Continue reading

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Ancient Forest Alliance presents Robert Morales, from the Hul’qumi’num Treaty Group

The Hul’qumi’num are a conglomerate of six First Nations bands on southeastern Vancouver Island representing 6200 members in the Cowichan, Ladysmith, and Nanaimo areas.  Representing the Hul’qumi’num Treaty Group (HTG), Robert Morales explained their fight to sustain their culture, their land … Continue reading

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Winds of Change Dec 8 11 – Analyzing Attawapiskat, the Passamaqoddy vs the Nuclear Industry

Janie Kataquapit-Ramos (BlueSky Woman) grew up in Attawapiskat, learning the traditional ways of her ancestors who inhabited the region for hundreds of thousands of years prior to the colonialist invasion.  Life has changed dramatically for her people in the recent decades … Continue reading

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