Our First Voices
Xwi7xwa Library, University of British Columbia

Moving Image > Film, Documentary
Haig-Brown, Helen, Hopkins, Zoe Leigh, Jackson, Lisa, Redvers, Kelvin, First Peoples' Heritage, Language & Culture Council, Moving Images Distribution
"Explores efforts being made by 13 First Nations communities in British Columbia to preserve and revitalize their languages for future generations"--summary.

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Stylx Song (Nsyilxcǝn (Okanagan)) / Helen Haig-Brown -- Typewriter (SENĆOŦEN (Salish/Northern Straits)) / Lisa Jackson -- Math Class (Scwepemctsin (Shuswap)) / Helen Haig-Brown -- Lullaby (Halq'emélem (Halkomelem/Cost Salish)) / Kelvin Redvers -- Earl Smith (Nuučaaǹuł (Nuu-chah-nulth)) / Lisa Jackson -- Sisters Sam (Nak'azdli Dakelh (Carrier)) / Kelvin Redvers -- Spelling Bee (Nłe?kepmxcín (Thompson), Sťáťimcets (Lillooet), Nisga'a) / Zoe Hopkins -- Ktunaxa (Ktunaxa (Kootenay)) / Zoe Hopkins -- Ts'ak (Nisga'a) / Kelvin Redvers -- Airplane (Hailhzaqvla (Heiltsuk)) / Zoe Hopkins -- Songbringer (Xaad Kil (Haida)) / Lisa Jackson -- Mom n' Me (Tsilhqot'in (Chilcotin)) / Helen Haig-Brown -- City Speaks (Skwxwú7mesh sníchim (Squamish)) / Lisa Jackson.
Produced in association with Knowledge: First Peoples' Heritage, Language & Culture Council.
Credits: Directors/writers, Helen Haig-Brown, Zoe Leigh Hopkins, Lisa Jackson, Kelvin Redvers ; producers, Marilyn Thomas and Catrina Longmuir ; additional stories by Kevin lee Burton and Marilyn Thomas.
Cast: Ta'kaiya Blaney, Jan Bos, Dawson Dunbar, Calvin George, Kallie Grahn, Ron Dean Harris, Veronica Campbell, Verna Kenoras.
DVD video.
Available also online.
Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
First Nations author.


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