NEW! This study twellve page guide is designed to help teachers and students develop an understanding of Indigenous history, heritage and contemporary artistic tradition. Discussion points, classroom activities and assignments, and additional resources are provided to assist in delving deeper into some of the issues raised in “Tracing Roots,” including: the links between heritage and the perpetuation of culture; the concepts of stewardship andcaretaking; the protection of and control over artistic works as intellectual property; and the role of Elders in teaching and learning traditional cultural practices.
This film guide was created by Marina La Salle with the input and direction of Ellen Frankenstein and members of the Intellectual Property Issues in Cultural Heritage (IPinCH) project, and members of the Champagne and Aishihik First Nations. Layout and design by Kristen Dobbin. It was first published in September 2015. The guide should be considered a living document and may be updated in futur
Host a Screening
Download a Host a Screening Guide PDF A short guide for setting up community screenings and events with "Tracing Roots: A Weaver's Journey."