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Teachings from the Half Boy: A Cultural Homecoming

Teachings from the Half-Boy: A Cultural Homecoming is a 20 minute video that offers insight for Elders, parents and residential school survivors seeking to reclaim and preserve traditional culture for their children. It offers suggestions for increasing literacy and preserving First Nations heritage for an emerging generation. The full video is available for purchase from Surrounded by Cedars.

This First Nations production video was filmed all over Vancouver Island, with most of the shooting occurring in Victoria with First Nations who live off territory.

Throughout this project we worked closely with the clients to make sure their voice and message was heard, and took the extra step to consult a board of Elders who provided input and approval at each step of the production.

Starring:
The Honourable Steven Point, Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia

Storyteller:
Wedlidi Speck, Ministry of Children and Family, Director of Aboriginal Service Change
Laura Tait, District Principal, Aboriginal Education, SD68
Bradley Dick, Lekwungen/Kwagulth Community Member
Sandee Mitchell, Program Leader & Instructor, Indigenous Studies Program, Camosun College
Celu Amberstone, M.A., Writer – Storyteller
Catherine Jim, Elder, Cowichan
René George, North Island Wildlife Rescue Association

Also Appearing:
Comox Valley Aboriginal Head Start Preschool
Journeys of the Heart, Hulitan: Staff, Children and Parents
Storyteller at Journeys of the Heart: Alex Nelson
Hulitan Family and Child Services: Staff and Friends
Hul’qumi’num Health: singing sequence
Aboriginal days: Nanaimo celebrations
Rene George’s extended family
Devin and Elijah
Francis
Lucas Joseph

Management Team:
Donna Miller, Rotary Club of Royal Oak Centennial
Kendra Gage, Executive Director, Hulitan Family and Community Services Society
Barb Cowan, Executive Director, Surrounded by Cedar

Artist – Half Boy:
James Swan

Thanks To:
Pam Moore and the Comox Valley Aboriginal Head Start Preschool
The Everson Family K’omoxs Big House for permission to use images
Surrounded by Cedar Staff with special thanks to Jan Theunisz, Maren Gray, Maria Sampare
Hulitan Staff with special thanks to Winnie Williams
The North Island Wildlife Recovery Centre
Greater Victoria Rotary Literacy Roundtable
Bob Ennis

Sponsors:
Times Colonist – Raise a Reader
Success By Six
Surrounded by Cedar Child and Family Services
Hulitan Family and Community Services Society
Rotary Club of Royal Oak Centennial
Rotary International District 5020
Steve Nash Foundation