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Powerful stories come from the heart. And they have the ability to change minds, to change perspectives, to bring truth to light.
APTN Documentaries brings you Indigenous stories from Canada, North America, and beyond. Experience the triumphs, losses and passions of Indigenous Peoples, as told by Indigenous filmmakers, and get a glimpse into their lives as they have lived them.
Our lineup is comprised of a large collection of films about Indigenous Peoples from around the world, created by passionate storytellers who portray their communities through a new lens. Learn about Indigenous culture and traditions, significant events in Canadian history and more, and listen to Indigenous voices tell the stories only they can tell.
A Beautiful Forest
An intellectual and spiritual look at the health, life, meaning, and Aboriginal connection to the Acadian Forest as told by native elders, professors and experts in traditional ways.
Tuesday, April 2 at 11:00 am ET
Tuesday, April 2 at 11:00 am MT

Tuesday, April 2 at 11:00 am ET
Power of Spirit
This is a story about First and Metis parents and their supporters who sought to get rid of the negative effects of residential schools and set new directions in teaching to meet the needs of children for the present and the future. This story is full of pathos and hope where children often faced dire poverty and racism, yet the majority overcame many obstacles to find niches in their schools and communities. It is a story about elders, parents and educators who blazed a trail of hope by creative a blueprint for “Indian control of Indian education” to effect positive changes for their children.
Tuesday, April 9 at 11:00 am ET
Tuesday, April 9 at 11:00 am MT

Tuesday, April 9 at 11:00 am ET
Tony: Back from the Brink
Returning home after a life of crime, Tony Kalluk becomes a life-saving counselor while battling his own demons.
Tuesday, April 16 at 11:00 am ET
Tuesday, April 16 at 11:00 am MT

Tuesday, April 16 at 11:00 am ET
Helen Haig-Brown’s Legacy
Every young woman who plans to have children comes to a moment when she wonders what kind of mother she will be in the next ponders whether she is fated to become a carbon copy of her own mother. Using a mix of verite interviews, live action, and animation, Helen Haig-Brown narrates Legacy taking us on a journey to explore the legacy of five generations of strong Tsilhoqot’in women.
Tuesday, April 23 at 11:00 am ET
Tuesday, April 23 at 11:00 am MT

Tuesday, April 23 at 11:00 am ET
The Girls Of St Mary’s
Three girls. Six months. Unexpected challenges.
Tuesday, April 30 at 11:00 am ET
Tuesday, April 30 at 11:00 am MT

Tuesday, April 30 at 11:00 am ET