BearPaw Communications

Home Fire

Home Fire explores family violence and restorative justice from an Aboriginal perspective. Featuring commentary from Elders, community leaders, and members of the western justice system, Home Fire examines the colonization of Canada, historic trauma, the western justice system and grassroots healing programs in Aboriginal communities.

How to Stop Bullying: Show Your Kindness

Bullying occurs everywhere and between people of all ages. It happens in our homes, at work, and in school. The community of Fort Chipewyan, Alberta is taking a courageous stand against Bullying by returning to the traditional values of KISEWATISIWIN (Cree) & BEYIJA NAZON (Dene) which is translated to: Show Your Kindness. SHOW YOUR KINDNESS tells the story of a teenage girl bullied to the brink of suicide and her emotional journey back to family, community, and culture. How do you Stop Bullying? Simple. Show Your Kindness.

The Bang You Feel

The BANG You Feel was filmed inside the Edmonton Institution for Women and on the downtown streets of Edmonton. The gritty and realistic documentary pulls no punches as it follows the women as they battle their addictions and the strong pull of their old lives, habits and relationships.

Journey of a Warrior - The Stan Daniels Healing Centre

Learn about the healing possibilities for clients of the Stan Daniels Healing Centre (SDHC). SDHC is a 72-bed facility that has both a Community Residential Facility and a Section 81 designation. Residents at the Centre are either conditionally released offenders (day parole or full parole / statutory release with residency), or residents with inmate status.