Indigenous Power

Indigenous Power - Poster

Indigenous Power

Year: 2014
Duration: 22 minutes
Producer: Guy Simoneau
Genre: Entertainment
Host: Nakuset

This series portrays urban Aboriginal Montrealers in a positive light by highlighting their strengths and leadership within the community as artists, musicians, scholars, professionals and projects.

Episodes

Episode 1

In this episode, meet different members of the Montreal Aboriginal community; resilient, strong and gifted people.

Episode 2

This episode highlights Aboriginals in the film industry. Kaniehtiio Horn is a Mohawk actress and filmmaker; Ernest Webb, a Cree filmmaker, producer, writer and artist; Caroline Monnet, an Algonquin aspiring filmmaker.

Episode 3

This episode features Corey Diabo, a guitarist and a songwriter, as well as the Inspirational Aboriginal Women Project that documented the lives of 9 aboriginal women who arrived the Montreal Women’s Shelter.

Episode 4

In this episode, the Montreal Council of Women pays tribute to Nakuset for her outstanding contribution to Aboriginal women’s causes.

Episode 5

In this episode, we feature Victoria Okpik, an Inuk fashion designer, Beatrice Deer, an Inuk singer and song writer, and the Avataq Cultural Center.

Episode 6

In this episode we feature the topic of Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women, meet Ojibway artist Norman Achneepineskum, and learn about the NETWORK intitative, “MAMU! Montreal Aboriginal Employment Fair!”

You Might Also Like

Ottawander

Take a walk and unwind with Ottawander – a beautiful and meditative exploration of the National Capital. Drift through Ottawa’s most significant streets and absorb the city’s best kept secrets with the help of an invisible tour guide. Set to inventive and atmospheric contemporary local music.

Neville in my Backyard

Once upon a time, in the Eastern part of the City, a wild animal came to stay. But for the residents of Neville Park, a coyote’s arrival is no fairy tale. Small pets are killed, parents fear for the lives of their children and at the Town Hall meetings, the battle lines are drawn. Soon we learn that not everyone is so eager for the departure of their new furry friend. Sean Liliani and Sarah Martin have had a passion for this story and followed it for more than three years. This is their look at how one wild animal transforms a community after making their backyards its home.

Totally Off Script

Let’s be honest – writers are the real stars behind most good projects. Totally Off Script finally puts those alphabet organizers in the spotlight. From screenwriters to speechwriters, authors to astrologers, Norm Berketa and Allison Graham talk fast and loose with some of the best in the business.

Etalk at the Oscars: Road to the Red Carpet

Cameras take viewers behind the scenes of Canada’s number one entertainment show Etalk as the team prepares for the 90th Academy Awards. 

Life Outside Wrestling

Take a behind the scenes look of WrestleCentre like you’ve never seen before. This documentary series follows the real lives of the wrestlers you see on WrestleCentre TV.

Rapping with Actors

Award winning "Raptress" (Actress/Rapper) Mandy Mayhem leads comedians and actors through an unfiltered discussion on show business, the hip hop world, and how the two relate.

In the Dead of Winter

In the Dead of Winter festival is an acoustic-based festival held annually in Halifax, Nova Scotia, on the last weekend of January. The festival brings together a variety of musicians to showcase the diversity of acoustic music in the Atlantic Region. IDOW not only celebrate the excellence of our musicians but also provides venues for artists who have not yet had the opportunity to perform their music to a wider audience.

Volta

Inspired in part by the adventurous spirit that fuels the culture of action sports, VOLTA weaves acrobatics in a visually striking world driven by a stirring melodic score.

Couch Talk

Cindy Charles invites some of Montreal’s most passionate women to share their secrets on the couch. Entrepreneurs, writers, artists, fashionistas, film directors and overall very driven and accomplished ladies, share with us what drives them to be on top of their game.

Hollywood in the Valley

Ottawa's very own pop culture expert, Matt “Mr. Hollywood” Demers, is your guide to the hottest entertainment events, places, and people in the Capital and across the country.

Crashed

Jason and Matt are up to no good. Hoping to be welcomed with open arms, they crash events like the Women’s Show, Gentlemen’s Expo and more. Wandering around conventions, they quickly realize how out of place they really are.

The Launch Concert Series

Following 6 highly anticipated episodes of CTV’s landmark series THE LAUNCH, the chosen artists from each episode (6 in total) will have been swept away into the whirlwind marketing, PR and music production machine of CTV and Big Machine Records. We capture their excitement and talent as they perform two songs they used to audition for Scott Borchetta and other celebrity judges – an original song, and a cover hit – and their new single, performed for the first time ever as “chosen Artist” in front of an audience!