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2015
Playwright, novelist, polyglot, pianist, trickster Tomson Highway's Henry Kreisel Lecture on the importance of multilingualism.
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2013
Joe and Cody are brothers who follow the caribou (ateek) all year long. Joe plays the accordion (kitoochigan) and Cody dances to entice the wandering caribou. But when thousands of caribou heed their call, the boys becom...
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2003
In the winter in Northern Manitoba, two Cree brothers, Joe and Cody, spend the day ice fishing with their father and mother. But when the sled dogs suddenly give chase to a fox, Mama and Joe are trapped in the sled with...
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2010
"Tells another story of the mythical Wasaychigan Hill Indian Reserve, also the setting for Tomson Highway's award winning play The Rez Sisters. Where in The Rez Sisters the focus was on seven "Wasy" women and the game of...
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2002
Joe and Cody may live far from other people, but that deosn't mean they are lonely. The surrounding wildlife lake wonderful friends. But the dragonflies are their favourites. Transforming them into gossamer kites, Joe an...
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1988
Tired of losing at Bingo, a group of seven sisters band together to beat the system and secure their financial future. Evoking the harsh realities and impossible dreams that come to life on Canada's Native reserves, The...
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2017
"Aboriginal Canadians tell their own stories, about their own people, in their own voice, from their own perspective. If as recently as forty years ago there was no recognizable body of work by Canadian writers, as recen...

DVD] :native Voice

1997
A profile of Tomson Highway, Canada's foremost native playwright. Includes excerpts from his play Dry Lips oughta move to Kapuskasing.
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DAISY Sound Recording

2001
Seven women attempt to beat the odds by winning the biggest bingo in the world and escaping their tortured lives.
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2015
"Speaking one language, I submit, is like living in a house with one window only..." From his legendary birth in a snow bank in northwestern Manitoba, through his metamorphosis to citizen-artist of the world, playwright,...

DVD] :thank You For The Love You Gave

1997
In this moving documentary, Life & Times takes viewers behind-the-scenes into the world of a passionate, creative artist who reveals himself through his many accomplishments - music, playwriting, and novel writing. Inclu...
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2013
Canada's most famous Aboriginal playwright, Tomson Highway, sets his latest theatrical achievement, The (Post) Mistress, in a not-so-distant past, when sending letters through the mail was still vital to communicating wi...

Restricted DAISY Zip (CELA)

2002
Abraham Okimasis' native family lives happily in northern Manitoba until his two sons, Champion and Ooneemeetoo, are taken from them and sent to a Catholic residential school. There their names are changed, their culture...