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Every Wednesday and Sunday, APTN Documentaries brings you Indigenous stories from Canada, North America, and beyond. Sharing powerful stories come from the heart. Ones that can change minds, change perspectives, and to bring truth to light.
The collection includes feature-length and short documentaries about Indigenous Peoples from around the world, created by passionate storytellers who portray their communities through a new lens. Learn about Indigenous culture and traditions, significant events in Canadian history and more, and listen to Indigenous voices tell the stories only they can tell.
The Power Was with Us: Idle No More, Part 2
This exploration of the Idle No More movement continues with the federal government’s response to the protests.
Wednesday, January 25 at 9:00 pm ET
Wednesday, January 25 at 9:00 pm MT
Wednesday, January 25 at 9:00 pm CT
Wednesday, January 25 at 9:00 pm ET
Making A Scene
This documentary explores the island of Haida Gwaii, home to one of the most unique music scenes in all of Canada. Produced by APTN’s Content Creation team, Making a Scene is an original APTN exclusive.
Sunday, January 29 at 5:30 pm ET
Sunday, January 29 at 5:30 pm MT
Sunday, January 29 at 5:30 pm CT
Sunday, January 29 at 5:30 pm ET
Star People
Could it be that that our Indigenous ancestors are descended from the stars, not evolved from monkeys as Darwinian theory suggests?
Sunday, February 5 at 5:30 pm ET
Sunday, February 5 at 5:30 pm MT
Sunday, February 5 at 5:30 pm CT
Sunday, February 5 at 5:30 pm ET
Wochiigii lo: End of the Peace
Wochiigii lo: This film follows First Nations activists as they challenge the construction of a hydroelectric dam in British Columbia.
Wednesday, February 8 at 9:00 pm ET
Wednesday, February 8 at 9:00 pm MT
Wednesday, February 8 at 9:00 pm CT
Wednesday, February 8 at 9:00 pm ET
Dust n Bones
Dust n’ Bones examines legal issues, political controversies surrounding the preservation and re-dedication of First Nations artifacts, burial sites, and remains through the POV of archaeological consultant Harold Joe.
Sunday, February 12 at 5:30 pm ET
Sunday, February 12 at 5:30 pm MT
Sunday, February 12 at 5:30 pm CT
Sunday, February 12 at 5:30 pm ET
Nahanni – River of Forgiveness
Twelve Dene people seek to reconnect with their culture by going on a traditional expedition down the Nahanni River.
Wednesday, February 15 at 9:00 pm ET
Wednesday, February 15 at 9:00 pm MT
Wednesday, February 15 at 9:00 pm CT
Wednesday, February 15 at 9:00 pm ET
Making A Scene
This documentary explores the island of Haida Gwaii, home to one of the most unique music scenes in all of Canada. Produced by APTN’s Content Creation team, Making a Scene is an original APTN exclusive.
Sunday, February 19 at 5:30 pm ET
Sunday, February 19 at 5:30 pm MT
Sunday, February 19 at 5:30 pm CT
Sunday, February 19 at 5:30 pm ET
Food for the Rest of Us
“Food for the Rest of Us” follows four unique food projects that are leading a culinary revolution from the ground up.
Wednesday, February 22 at 9:00 pm ET
Wednesday, February 22 at 9:00 pm MT
Wednesday, February 22 at 9:00 pm CT
Wednesday, February 22 at 9:00 pm ET