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Mi'kmaq & Indigenous Studies: Videos & More

This guide was created for students, faculty, administrative staff, and our community members.

Recommended Watching/Listening

There are a number of podcasts and videos that you can find. This page introduces free and subscription-based videos, in addition to some of the CBU collection.

CBC Videos

The CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation) offers video archives that include topics on Mi'kmaq. For example,

ABSOLUTELY NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR | Season 2014, Episode 6 | Sep 6, 2014 | 45:14

Powwow

A celebration of Mi’kmaq culture in Atlantic Canada

Last Updated: September 6, 2015
Created by Y. Umetsubo

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The National Film Board of Canada (NFB)

"The NFB is recognized as one of the world’s great creative laboratories. As Canada’s public producer and distributor, it produces and distributes distinctive, relevant and innovative audiovisual productions" (Government of Canada, 2012).

1) Mi'kmaq

Check videos for other First Peoples:

2) Indigenous Peoples of Canada

3) Inuit

1) Mi'kmaq

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2) Indigenous Peoples of Canada

Indigenous Peoples of Canada on the NFB list.

Residential School on the NFB list.

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3) Inuit

Explore NFB sites to know more about Inuit.


The NFB has been documenting life in the Arctic. See below for the further information.

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MIKM 2701

MIKM2701 History and Treaties in Mi'kma'ki

MIKM 2701:Learning from Knowledge Keepers of Mi’kma’ki is Cape Breton University’s first free, online, open-access, share-with-the world Indigenous course. This course is free and open to the public, but it is also available as a CBU course credit.

Also check MIKM Classes (Videos).

Songs from Indian Residential School Legacy (CD)

Cape Breton University CD Collection (CD-1276)

Songs from Indian Residential School Legacy (CD)

Various Artists Songs From The Indian Residential School System - Country & Folk
1. Nukum 3:03
2. Memego 5:11
3. Home 3:15
4. Is Sorry Enough? 5:28
5. La Cloche De Batoche 3:46
6. Man Of God 4:16
7. For The People 4:05
8. The Boy Who Walked Backwards Through The Snow 3:21
9. We Are One 5:27
10. Please Bring Me Home 4:06
11. Perfect Crime 4:41
12. In The Walls And Halls Of His Mind 4:44
13. My Neighbourhood 4:11
14. Why 5:16
15. I Apologize 4:09

Recommended Links

Rita Joe

CBC Aboriginal (RSS)

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Unreserved (CBC Radio)

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