OUR HISTORY OF BIRTH >>>

Grand Treaty 3 Elder Katherine Fobister discusses birth history in her community.

1:46 | 2014

THE PATH TO MIDWIFERY >>>

NACM members Evelyn Harney, Nathalie Pambrun and Joyce Leaf share their journey in becoming midwives.

4:26 | 2014

BRINGING BIRTH BACK TO THE COMMUNITY >>>

Aboriginal Midwife and Elder Darlene Birch discusses the process of bringing birth back to the community of Norway House in northern Manitoba.

3:22 | 2014

BUILDING CAPACITY IN ALL COMMUNITIES >>>

Tiffany Adams, a Registered Nurse in Fond‑du‑Lac, Saskatchewan, discusses how having the capacity to provide birth services in rural and remote communities could be safer for both the families and the caregivers involved.

2:52 | 2014

BIRTH: PAST AND PRESENT >>>

NACM was invited into five communities across Canada to speak about birth, past and present, the return of birth and what that would mean to Aboriginal cultures, health, and nationhood.

7:42 | 2013

RETURN OF BIRTH >>>

NACM members speak with Indigenous communities about bringing birth back.

7:21 | 2013
Inuit midwives have led the way in the restoration of Indigenous midwifery. Since 1986, Inuit midwives have been the on‑call, primary care providers for maternity care for women along the Hudson Bay coast through the Inuulitsivik Health Center in Nunavik, Quebec.

ABORIGINAL MIDWIFERY >>>

Indigenous midwives speak about the tradition of midwifery and the role of Indigenous midwives today.

6:01 | 2012

Melissa Brown, KOBP graduate in Winnipeg, Manitoba

ABORIGINAL MIDWIFERY EDUCATION >>>

Indigenous midwives speak about the paths they took to midwifery.

4:15 | 2012

ABORIGINAL MIDWIVES >>>

Indigenous midwives speak about birth.

3:28 | 2012
Spirit of Birth

SPIRIT OF BIRTH >>>

The restoration of Indigenous birth practices through the work of SGMT and the Toronto Birth Centre.

11:49 | 2016

Produced by: MAAIINGAN Productions and Frog Girl Films
Directed by: Rebeka Tabobondung