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Disc 4

Country Available: Canada, USA

This DVD disc contains the following programs:

  • Program 10: In this program, Tasha covers the Prince Albert Grand Council Diabetes Team, sits in on a puppet show, and an Elder’s group session about Diabetes prevention.  Also profiled, W. B. Russel School’s activism class, made up of inner-city teenagers who coordinate programming for inner city kids in grades three to six.  Next, Manitoba’s Lieutenant Governor invites the activism class to his official residence for a reception to honor their accomplishments.  This program concludes with an interview of Gordon Tootoosis, who is also featured in “Closing Words.”
  • Program 11: Hosts Lorne, Tasha, and Monica attend a Pow Wow, where Lorne dances and explores the physical benefits of active participation in the event.  Blackfoot elder Ann McMaster, from the Siksika Blackfoot Nation, shares insights on the history of Diabetes in Siksika and in Ann’s family.  Tasha also interviews Jenny Goodin, Ann’s niece, about the facilities and programs available in Siksika.  Ann McMaster is featured in “Final Words,” speaking in the Blackfoot language.
  • Program 12: Co-host Tasha Hubbard visits the Victoria Friendship Societies young team of Diabetes outreach workers, who are starting new programs for both the urban and reserve populations in Vancouver Island’s First Nation’s communities.  Afterwards, Lorne and Monica learn to cook a Diabetes friendly fish dish.  The final segment explores the benefits of trail walking, from Prince Edward Island.  The “Final Words” come from both Prince Edward Island, and Vancouver Island.
  • Program 13: Tasha Hubbard visits Riding Mountain National Park, where the University of Manatoba has set up a camp for Western doctors to learn about aboriginal culture.  Tasha interviews Dr. Marlyn Cook, a facilitator, and Elder Margaret Lavalle.  Tasha also interviews participants, asking about the effects this camp will have on their lives.  Next, Monica and her family learn Tae Kwon Do from Dean Head and Blanche Cowley-Head.  The “Final Words” segment features Margaret Lavalle, speaking in the Anishnabe language.  
View a printer friendly version of this page...Copyright Date: 2002 Length: 24 minutes Library Audience:
  • Native North American Peoples
  • Health Studies
  • School Audience:
  • Grades 9 - 12
  • Post-Secondary Education
  • Subjects:
  • Native North American Studies
  • Family Studies and Health Studies
  • Formats Available:
  • DVD
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