“This is what happens when you aren’t taught how to bead.” – Gail Cyr of “…Exceptional Merit…”

Trailer

“This is what happens when you aren’t taught how to bead.” – Gail Cyr
Project Type: Documentary
Runtime: 55 minutes 53 seconds
Completion Date: November 20, 2019
Country of Origin: Canada
Country of Filming: Canada
Language: English

WRPN Women’s International Film Festival – DOCUMENTARY
http://www.wwiff.com/
Yellowknife International film Festival
https://www.ykfilmfest.com/

CREDITS:
Gail Cyr – Writer
Jesse Wheeler – Writer
Ollie Williams – Writer
Gail Cyr – Key Cast – “Gail Cyr”
Jesse Wheeler – Key Cast – “Jesse Wheeler”
Ollie Williams – Key Cast – “Ollie Williams”
George Lessard – Video Artist – Director
Gail Cyr – Producer

More information and details at:
https://filmfreeway.com/Thisiswhathappenswhenyouarenttaughthowtobead-GailCyr

https://naccnt.ca/

“An Evening Ice Road Run – Yellowknife to Dettah return”

A socially distanced eBike run on the Dettah Ice Road, Yellowknife Bay of Great Slave Lake, Northwest Territories, Canada early in the days of Covid-19

“…It is our pleasure to select your film as an official selection of Venice Shorts …”

Venice Shorts
https://filmfreeway.com/Veniceshorts
Music by Braille Merchant
“EVERYTHING DUD” 2002 @ 01:12
“cairo dub mix” @ 04:25
“DEEP BASS.04” 10:49
“DUNLAP 2002 FEAR FLY MIX” @ 15:22
“1989 06 FULL MIX” @ 21:30
the city night” @ 25:09
“The O Dog 05” @ 28:54
“The Lost” @ 36:09
@Braille Merchant
https://instagram.com/braillemerchant
Venice Shorts
https://filmfreeway.com/Veniceshorts

@oldtownyk’s Old Town Ramble And Ride at The Woodyard, #Yellowknife, #NWT, 🇨🇦 July 15, 2020 at 10:21 PM

The Woodyard, Yellowknife, NWT, 🇨🇦 July 15, 2020 at 10:21 PM

Also available at https://www.facebook.com/mediamentor.ca/videos/281434596251606/

14th Annual Old Town Ramble & Ride
The Virtual Edition
July 10th-August 2nd 2020

Web
https://oldtownrambleandri.wixsite.com/oldtownrambleandride

Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/OldTownRambleAndRide/


YouTube
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4Kx9VROR59OWQCzHPKBXnw

#BlackLivesMatter #BLM Demonstration: Yellowknife, NWT, 🇨🇦

BlackLivesMatter Demonstration #BLM, Yellowknife, NWT, 🇨🇦

Ambe Chenemu, Ndilo Chief Ernest Betsina, Cynthia Mufandaedza (Yellowknife city councillor), Gerri Sharpe and more speak….
Jun 09, 2020

“Injustice Anywhere is a Threat to Justice Everywhere”
– Martin Luther King Jr.

OPINION | Why we are not exempt from racism in the North : Ambe Chenemu
https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/north/racism-in-north-canada-exists-1.5613513

“… Hundreds gather for Yellowknife demonstration in solidarity with Black Lives Matter
People marched from Multiplex Arena to RCMP station downtown in demonstration against anti-Black racism Jun 09, 2020 […]
The protests were peaceful with those gathered remaining quiet while speakers made their remarks, except for when being led in chants.
While the mass of people did not maintain two metres distance from one another, nearly everyone was wearing a face mask.
“While I understand it, we’re in the middle of a pandemic, so is the rest of the world [and] everybody else is marching,” said Graham.
“Yes, we’re in the middle of a pandemic, but a lot of people view racism as a pandemic. Racism is a real pandemic. And people are upset.”
Clarifications – A previous version of this story said that PSAC North organized this event. Although the organization promoted the event, it was organized by different community members and activists. Jun 09, 2020 8:38 PM CT …”
https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/north/yellowknife-blm-demonstration-anti-racism-1.5604916

“…Organizer Ambe Chenemu addressed the crowd first, speaking about racism in Canadian society, both past and present. He also called on allies to no longer ignore racism when they see it.
“People have died for this, people continue to die for this and those lives were not wasted,” Chenemu said. “Are you going to speak up when you see racism? Are you going to do something when you see racism?”. […]
Ndilo Chief Ernest Betsina spoke of the racism he has faced as an Indigenous man.
“As an Indigenous man I represent a people who suffer and continue to suffer because of residential schools,” he said. […]
Yellowknife city councillor Cynthia Mufandaedza spoke about the importance of embracing diversity.
“The world is ready to change,” she said. “As a community we must recommit to changing ourselves.”
Also in attendance was Mayor Rebecca Alty as well as several RCMP officers. …”
https://cklbradio.com/2020/06/10/hundreds-attend-yellowknife-anti-racism-demonstration/

The Medium Is The Message (1/3) by the ABC Radio National Network, 27 June 1979 in Australia

The Medium Is The Message (1/3) In this lecture recorded by ABC Radio National Network on 27 June 1979 in Australia, Marshall McLuhan discusses his communication theory ‘The medium is the message’ and addresses the audience’s questions.
https://www.sam-network.org/video/the-medium-is-the-message-1-3?curation=0

Direct YouTube URL
https://youtu.be/ImaH51F4HBw

Yellowknife Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast 2019

Yellowknife Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast 2019

Loren McGinnis, host and MC…
Host of The Trailbreaker on CBC North Radio One
https://twitter.com/LorenMcGinnis

Shauna Morgan
Councillor & Deputy Mayor, Yellowknife

Rebecca Gibbons
Momentum Massage Yellowknife
https://www.rcg-momentum.com
rcg.momentum@gmail.com

Glen’s your “Independent Grocer”

Yellowknife Education District No. 1
http://www.yk1.nt.ca/

Association Franco-culturelle de Yellowknife (AFCY)
http://afcy.info/fr

GNWT – Municipal and Community Affairs
https://www.maca.gov.nt.ca/en

Ian Legaree
Yellowknife community Foundation
https://www.ykcf.ca/

Yellowknife Girl Guides
www.facebook.com/YKgirlguides

Food graciously prepared by Food Rescue Yellowknife.

Food Rescue (Yellowknife) supports organizations who feed the homeless and otherwise nutritionally or socially disadvantaged individuals through donations of reclaimed food. In 2017/2018, with the help of approximately 30 volunteers, we operated approximately 245 days from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, recovering an average of 598 kg of food a day, and distributed 146,510 kg of food to our recipient organizations
(867) 669-3663
https://chimp.net/charities/food-rescue-yellowknife

 

Gravity Racers “7th YK Grand Prix” 2019

Gravity Racers “YK Grand Prix” 2019
“…Well another Grand Prix has come to an end and the cars have been collected, trophies disbursed and clean up done. Please take a look at our sponsors and support those local businesses and organizations that support our community. Proceeds from this year’s race go to help provide the support for children to be able to participate in summer camp.
Next year this portion of School Draw will be under construction so we are looking for a new location, if you have an idea for a location that you think would be good for the race please post . As well, share your favourite pics from the races and tag them #racetoinclusion.
Due to the high demand this year, if you wish to be placed on a pre- register list for next year, please contact the office 873-8230 or email admin@nwtdc.net. Until next year, have a great summer!…”
https://www.facebook.com/mediamentor.ca/videos/584504002057347/
Denise Mckee NWT Disabilities Council May 26 2019 at 7:31 AM via
https://www.facebook.com/NWTDC/
NWT Disabilities Council
Suite 116, 5102 50th Avenue
Yellowknife, Northwest Territories X1A 3S8
http://www.nwtdc.net/
(867) 873-8230

Paul Andrew speaks at Yellowknife’s “Global March for Climate Change”

 

Paul Andrew speaks with an introduction by Dëneze Nakehk’o, a founding member of Dene Nahjo
https://www.denenahjo.com/
Climate Strike! 1 in 20 Yellowknifers marched in the Capital of Canada’s Northwest Territories !
“…Global March for Climate Change blocks the streets of downtown Yellowknife – Friday, Sep. 27th, 2019 – Roughly one thousand people marched to City Hall in Yellowknife today as part of the Global March for Climate Change. […]
“Dene hide tanners and traditional harvesters have been forced to adjust their connections to land and culture because of the drastic changes in our traditional territories,” Dëneze Nakehk’o, a founding member of Dene Nahjo said. “These close connections have sustained us for generation upon generation since time immemorial. It is also the reason Indigenous Peoples should be on the forefront of climate solutions.” […]
The strike came just days before the territorial election and mere weeks away from the federal election, with many candidates in attendance.
“Today, we’re striking and tomorrow we’ll continue to build a massive movement for a Green New Deal, in the federal election and in our streets and communities after that,” Pretty Ngo, a student spokesperson for the local chapter of Our Time said. […]
All three school boards avoided scheduling tests on the day of the strike to not penalize students who took part and several teachers brought their classes as a whole to the event. …”
https://www.myyellowknifenow.com/43267/climate-change-march-blocks-the-streets-of-downtown-yellowknife/

Climate Strike! 1 in 20 Yellowknifers marched in the Capital of Canada’s Northwest Territories !
https://youtu.be/IL8PEvljjZ0 @Our Time For A Green – Yellowknife
https://www.facebook.com/ourtimeyk/
“…Our Time’s endorsed candidates are bold leaders who will push the envelope when they’re elected. They will take risks, organize fellow Members of Parliament, and work across party lines to tackle
the climate emergency. They’re running grassroots campaigns.
And they are championing a made-in-Canada Green New Deal….”
https://our-time.ca/

“Light Sleet” Yellowknife, NT, May 29th, 2019

ttps://youtu.be/bdrTvtpraV8
“Light Sleet” Yellowknife, May 29th, 2019

Swan cob & pen with cygnets on Tibbit Lake video

Swan cob & pen with cygnets recorded on Tibbit Lake

Phylum Chordata, Aves | Swan cob & pen with cygnets on Tibbit Lake
Still capture…. ©2019 GALessard 🇨🇦 mediamentor.ca
Swan cob & pen with cygnets on Tibbit Lake video… | ©2019 GALessard 🇨🇦 mediamentor.ca
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