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The spirit has no colour [videorecording (DVD)] : changing police/aboriginal relationships.

Kendall, Nicholas, 1949- (Added Author). Neville, Keet. (Added Author). McClaren, Norma-Jean. (Added Author). Hovbrender, Axel, 1957- (Added Author). Police Academy (B.C.) (Added Author). Orca Productions. (Added Author). 42nd Street Consulting. (Added Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Camosun College Library.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Lansdowne Library E 98 C87 S654 2010 (Text) 26040002917975 Media Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 44 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 guide inserted in container.
  • Edition: Letterbox
  • Publisher: [Vancouver, BC] : Orca Productions/42nd Street Consulting, c2010.

Content descriptions

General Note:
DVD-R format. No scene indexing. 5-minute "skip" segments.
"A training film for police recruits"--booklet cover.
"A joint production of the Police Academy, Justice Institute of British Columbia, 42nd Street Consulting and Orca Productions"--Container.
Formatted Contents Note:
History -- Police & Aboriginal peoples -- Changing relationships -- Next steps.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Directed by Nicholas Kendall, Keet Neville ; produced by Nicholas Kendall, Norma-Jean McLaren ; co-produced by Axel Hovbrender ; concept, research & interviews, Norma-Jean McClaren ; cinematography, Nicholas Kendall ; editor, Sidney Chiu.
Summary, etc.:
"A training film for B.C.'s municipal police recruits on the relationship between police and Aboriginal peoples. The intention of the film is to provide a first step training for recruits on: the history of Aboriginal peoples (First Nations, Inuit and M├ętis peoples), particularly in B.C.; the role of police in the enforcement of laws of Canada that today are deemed to have been damaging to the Aboriginal peoples ... ; the experience of the Aboriginal peoples through that lens, showing what police will see on the streets and in the communities today, both the powerfully positive and the profoundly negative; the consequence of generations of children being taken from families and entered into the residential schools of this country ... ; and finally, connecting issues of drug and alcohol abuse, family disintegration and loss of identity to the sexual, psychological, physical and other abuses common in the schools."--Container.
Subject: Indigenous peoples > British Columbia > Social conditions.
Discrimination in law enforcement > Canada > History.
Police-community relations > Canada.
Police training > British Columbia.
Cross-cultural orientation > British Columbia.
Cultural intelligence > British Columbia.
Race awareness > Canada.
Police > Canada > Attitudes.
Intercultural communication > Canada.
Racial profiling in law enforcement > Canada.
Indians of North America > Legal status, laws, etc. > Canada.
Indigenous peoples > Canada > History.
Native peoples > Canada > History.
Vancouver Metropolitan Area (B.C.) > Race relations.

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