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Film & Video

Third World Canada

A documentary about a family living in Big Trout Lake, a First Nation in Northern Ontario.  Focuses on the story of one family, and how the community comes together after a tragedy. Offers a short look at the specific challenges faced by Child Service Agencies in Northern Ontario. This links to the movie trailer.

Surviving Canada

From Survival International website: “An extract from a documentary examining the terrible effects that years of injustice have had on the Mushuau Innu people of Canada.” This clip focuses on the Innu people in Northern Ontario, and their struggle with high rates of suicide.  (9:31 min)

 

Articles, Resources, and Web Links

Health Canada: Mental Health and Wellness for First Nations and Inuit

Here to Help: Aboriginal Mental Health: The statistical reality

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