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Aborginal Peoples Television Network

Overview
Works: 14 works in 15 publications in 1 language and 116 library holdings
Genres: Documentary television programs  History  Nonfiction television programs  Television series  Short films  Educational television programs 
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Most widely held works by Aborginal Peoples Television Network
Finding our talk. Parler pour survivre( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of Dave Elliott, a Saanich fisherman who almost singlehandly resurrected Sencofen, the dying language of his people, by creating an alphabet system. His work has been carried on by his son John and daughter Linda. The Saanich school has developed a language curriculum that includes using digital technology to record the elders and teach the children
Finding our talk. Parler pour survivre( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the history and development of writing systems among Canada's native cultures and the contemporary applications of the Cree syllabary with adaptations for different languages. Jose A. Kusugak discusses the adaptations to Inuktitut
Finding our talk. Parler pour survivre( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In his home community of Maliotenam, performer Florent Vollant uses a musical campaign to inspire Innu youth with the passion and concern he feels for the Innu language
Finding our talk. Parler pour survivre( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on the Métis of Manitoba who are working politically and through the education system, to have Michif recognized as the official language of the Métis. Features Rita Flamand, an active teacher of Michif, and Ida Rose Allard, who wrote the first books for teaching the Michif language
Finding our talk. Parler pour survivre( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history of the very successful Cree Language Immersion Program, developed and implemented in schools in the Cree communities of Northern Quebec. Annie Whiskeychan is featured for her early efforts to teach the children the Cree language
Finding our talk. Parler pour survivre( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the historical roots of the demise of the Huron/Wyandot language and at the present day efforts to re-kindle it in spoken form by Michel Gros Louis and François Vincent. It also explores the cultural significance and implications of language as ceremonial artifact. Featured are language keepers Father Prospèr Vincent, Margaret Vincent and Frank Nataway
Finding our talk. Parler pour survivre( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the legendary Mohawk ironworkers and of the new approaches to language instruction for both adults and children within the contemporary community of Kahnawake. Dorothy Lazore, Mohawk Indian, is featured for her efforts to maintain the aborginal languages of Canada
Finding our talk. Parler pour survivre( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on Isadore Toulouse's weekly trips to four different urban-based schools where he passes on his own passion and enthusiasm for the Ojibwa language. Ojibwe elder Bea McCue is highlighted as a language keeper for her efforts to teach the language even in the face of opposition
Finding our talk. Parler pour survivre( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Martha Karine Awashish, a young radio journalist working at SOCAM, makes a trip to her home community to tape interviews and legends told by elders in Attikamekw, as part of the network's language initiative. Cesar Newashish is featured as a language keeper
Finding our talk. Parler pour survivre( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The program looks at two projects on Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia. The first is a pilot to have Micmac adopted as an official second language in high school curriculum and the second is using Micmac as the language of instruction for a science course at the University College of Cape Breton. Margaret Johnson is featured as a Micmac language keeper
Finding our talk. Parler pour survivre( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the work of Stella Ketchemonia, a virtually self-taught and highly motivated language teacher, who has devoted her life to teaching the Saulteaux language. She now on staff at the Saskatchewan Indian Federated College
Finding our talk. Parler pour survivre( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At a language conference in Puvirnituq, Quebec, efforts are made to keep Inuktitut alive and up-to-date, largely through the knowledge and commitment of the elders. Taamusi Qumaq, compiler of the first Inuktitut dictionary, is featured as a language keeper
Finding our talk. Parler pour survivre( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George and Maggie Wabanonick take a group of teens to the woods to initiate them in their traditional culture and language. In the classroom, the kids and teachers struggle with their Algonquin lessons, while the pop group Anishnabe gives the language new life. William Commanda is featured as a language keeper
Finding our talk = Setewawenatshén:ri( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Many Aboriginal languages have disappeared or are disappearing. The loss of language threatens the roots of family life and social structure in most aboriginal communities. Some unique individuals are using innovative strategies to maintain the basic functions of their languages
 
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