Friday Video: Cedar and Silicon

Information technology is transforming the world. As First Nations try to overcome the “digital divide”, they face a critical challenge: can they embrace telecommunications to build a better future while still holding onto the rich heritage of their past? Through engaging portraits of aboriginal communities throughout British Columbia, this documentary explores how digital technologies are helping to preserve threatened languages and culture, improve health and education, and enhance economic development and governance. For First Nations struggling to join the information revolution, the film reveals how technology can enhance peoples’ lives and livelihoods.
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