As part of National Aboriginal Day, CBC Television is airing "new">Atisookaan: The Art of Storytelling at 11:00 am on June 21 at (with exception to B.C. where it will air at 4:00 p.m. Pacific). It will also be re-broadcast Saturday, July 18th at 9 p.m. on CBC Television in Manitoba.
This special one hour broadcast showcases the works of three emerging Aboriginal directors and writers from Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta. Each filmmaker's story focuses on a compelling piece of their personal history. The result is a mix of honour, strength and vision that's woven into a one-hour program hosted by CBC's Wabanakwut Kinew.
If you missed the broadcast, you can watch the full-length versions of this series, knowns as Second Stories. These amazing personal documentaries are streamed on NFB's website: Honour Thy Father (Written and Directed by Gerald Auger), It Had to Be Done (Directed by Tessa Desnomie), and new">Deb-we-win Ge-ken-am-aan, Our Place in the Circle (Written and directed by Lorne Olson).
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