Downie Wenjack Bnr

Secret Path Week

Docs For Schools is proud to offer free Indigenous documentaries with accompanying educational resources to Gord Downie & Chanie Wenjack Legacy Schools during Secret Path Week, October 17 to 22, 2019.

The Downie & Wenjack Legacy School program is a national initiative to engage, empower and connect students and educators to further reconciliation through awareness, education and action.

As part of the Secret Path Week, we are pleased to offer three films free for teachers to book.

BOOK NOW


If you are not registered as a Legacy School, you may still submit, and we will let the Downie&Wenjack team know you have booked.

The link with password and an education package will be sent to you the week October 7 to preview prior to showing to students.

Questions? Contact Lesley Sparks at [email protected].


The Films

NOTE: Only available as online links, no DVDs

Standing Rock Part1

STANDING ROCK PT. 1: SACRED WATER

  • USA
  • 44
    Director:
  • Michelle Latimer

Recommended for high school

    Subjects:
  • Languages
  • Social Studies
  • English
  • Equity, Diversity & Social Justice
  • History
  • Native Studies
  • Politics
  • Social Sciences

The people of the Standing Rock Indian Reservation of North and South Dakota fight to stop a pipeline from being built on their ancestral homeland.

Standing Rock Part2

STANDING ROCK PT. 2: RED POWER

  • USA
  • 44
    Director:
  • Michelle Latimer

Recommended for high school

    Subjects:
  • Languages
  • Social Studies
  • English
  • Equity, Diversity & Social Justice
  • History
  • Native Studies
  • Politics
  • Social Sciences

Over 5,000 Red Power warriors have descended on Standing Rock camp to stand in solidarity and protect tribal burial sites from the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline.

Turning Tables

TURNING TABLES

  • Canada
  • 16
    Director:
  • Chrisann Hessing

Middle and high school

    Subjects:
  • Languages
  • Social Studies
  • English
  • Equity, Diversity & Social Justice
  • Music
  • Native Studies

Pow wow techno pioneer Joshua DePerry, a.k.a. Classic Roots, uniquely integrates the sounds of his Anishinaabe heritage with electronic and house music. Redefining what it means to be urban and Indigenous, he’s preparing to start the next chapter of his life as an artist and educator in the world’s techno capital: Berlin.

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