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.
Traditional ceremonies are still performed in Aboriginal communities today. Ceremony is a place where you can learn about who you are and where you come from. The Elders have the knowledge. The youth have the responsibility to carry it on. To access Teacher Lesson plans for this video and others visit http://www.sacredrelationship.ca/
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 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.
Take a journey inside Native Counselling Services of Alberta’s minimum security facility for Aboriginal women, the Buffalo Sage Wellness House. From healing to employment to re-integration, House to Home explores the effects of historic trauma on Aboriginal women and the safe road home to reconciliation.
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.