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Video Resources

Who are the Sto:lo people?
An introductory video about the Sto:lo people

I'm not the Indian you had in mind
This video by Thomas King is an excellent resource for English and Social Studies/History classes to discuss stereotype, racism, and colonialism

Hozameen Chert: Indigenous uses and understandings
This video is a 7 minute documentary on the traditional uses of chert also known as flint

Cedar Harvesting Video
This video is a demonstration of the practices and protocols of harvesting inner cedar bark

The Rights of Metis People
This video is a lecture discussing the rights of Metis people in Canada

The Rights of Inuit People
This video is a lecture that discusses the rights of Inuit people

Pictographs in Sto:lo Nation
This video describes the process of youth learning about pictographs in the Sto:lo Nation

Story of Cedar, Cedar Hat Weaving & Bark Pulling Cowichan Coast Salish
This video depicts the traditions of cedar

Ixel - Paddle Together
Video of the teachings and stories of Gwen Point.  Gwen shares her stories of Residential Schools, racism, and her hope for the future

Mathcatcher: Aboriginal stories that integrate mathematics
These videos contains resources that tell stories including mathematics

Helen Bonner Storytelling
This video is a recording of the stories of Helen Bonner from Sto:lo Nation

We are the land = Matter cannot be created or destroyed (parts 1 to 6)
A six part video using Sto:lo language to help us understand the connection between the Sto:lo people and the land.  This lesson connects with Science curriculum at the secondary level

Metis presentation videos
Videos featuring Metis presentations

Metis Youth Express Yourself (Part 1)
A video introduction to Metis people adn the fistory of the fur trade in Canada, set to traditional Metis fiddle music

Marilyn Dumont reads from her book Really Good Brown Girl
Celebrated author Marilyn Dumont reads from one of her works


How Wolves Change Rivers
A video showing how one species can have a massive cascading effect on the entire ecosystem in which it lives and even alter the geography of the area.

People and Salmon Linking Culture and Ecology
This video is about salmon, indigenous peoples, and the many connections between land and water that serve to promote healthy ecological and cultural identities in salmon country.

Infusing Aboriginal Content - Professional Dialogue
Aboriginal Infusion Professional Dialogue - BCTF webinar Aboriginal Understandings and the Revised BC Curriculum

Sto:lo People of the River
This video is the people of the Cheam First Nation on the Fraser river who have never given up their rights to the salmon.