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Title Indigenous screen cultures in Canada / edited by Sigurjón Baldur Hafsteinsson and Marian Bredin
Published Winnipeg : University of Manitoba Press, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (202 pages): illustrations
Contents Introduction / Marian Bredin and Sigurjón Baldur Hafsteinsson -- The cultural history of Aboriginal media in Canada. First peoples' television in Canada : origins of the Aboriginal peoples television network / Lorna Roth ; Clear signals : learning and maintaining Aboriginal languages through television / Jennifer David -- APTN and indigenous screen cultures. Aboriginal journalism practices as deep democracy : APTN National News / Sigurjón Baldur Hafsteinsson ; APTN and its audiences / Marian Bredin ; Aboriginal media on the move : an outside perspective on APTN / Kerstin Knopf ; Regina's Moccasin flats : a landmark in the mapping of urban Aboriginal culture and identity / Christine Ramsay -- Transforming technologies and emerging media circuits. Co-producing First Nations' narratives : the journals of Knud Rasmussen / Doris Baltruschat ; Wearing the white man's shoes : two worlds in cyberspace / Mike Patterson ; Taking a stance : Aboriginal media research as an act of empowerment / Yvonne Poitras Pratt
Summary Explores key questions surrounding the power and suppression of indigenous narrative and representation in contemporary indigenous media. Focussing [sic] primarily on the Aboriginal Peoples Television Network, the authors also examine indigenous language broadcasting in radio, television, and film; Aboriginal journalism practices; audience creation within and beyond indigenous communities; the roles of program scheduling and content acquisition policies in the decolonization process; the roles of digital video technologies and co-production agreements in indigenous filmmaking; and the emergence of Aboriginal cyber-communities.--Book cover
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 183-199)
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Indian motion pictures -- Canada.
Form Electronic book
Author Sigurjón Baldur Hafsteinsson.
Bredin, Marian, 1961-
ISBN 0887553990 (electronic bk.)
9780887553998 (electronic bk.)