Film Tag: Merv Thomas

Promising Practices In Eskasoni First Nation

This 35.5-minute documentary is the third in an award-winning series of three stand-alone films, called Promising Practices. The films highlight how Indigenous communities in Canada are utilizing culture to enhance health outcomes. Filmed on location in Nova Scotia, it focuses on a community that is addressing HIV and Hepatitis C; utilizing harm reduction, and by… Read more »

Promising Practices In Indigenous Communities In Saskatchewan

Indigenous communities in Saskatchewan are experiencing HIV/AIDS rates eleven times the national average, among the highest in the world. Faced with stigma and discrimination, many communities are taking ownership of their health using promising innovative methods and culturally appropriate practices, addressing the epidemic. We interviewed community leaders, First Nations AIDS service organizations, HIV Positive activists,… Read more »