Today's date: Wednesday April 25, 2018
column width padding column width padding
The Wellington Advertiser Masthead Logo

We Cover The County...
40,251 Audited Circulation

WEEKLY POLL   |   Community News   |   EQUINE   |   Schools & Buses

Facebook Slug
WA 50th Banner
column width padding column width padding

NFB’s Indigenous Cinema Tour brings The Sacred Relationship to Eden Mills Earth Day celebration

EDEN MILLS - With the Canada150 celebrations focusing on Canada’s 150th anniversary of confederation and the cry from Indigenous peoples to remember they have been on this land for 15,000 years, Eden Mills Community Club is screening a series of National Film Board (NFB) films addressing First Nations issues during the 2017-18 seasons.

The fifth film in the series, The Sacred Relationship directed by Greg Miller, is scheduled for April 21 at 7:30pm at the Eden Mills Community Hall.

The Sacred Relationship explores how reconciling the relationship between aboriginal people and the rest of Canada can lead to healthier water.

The films, selected from the NFB’s Aabiziingwashi (Wide Awake) series, are created by First Nations artists.

The evening screening is the culmination Eden Mills’ Going Carbon Neutral 10th anniversary Earth Day.

Activities also include tree planting, village clean-up and nature hikes.

Since its first Earth Day Celebration in 2007, the village has planted more than 8,000 trees with the assistance of Wellington Green Legacy program.

The 250 films in the Aabiziingwashi  series are the stories of the land, told by First Nations, Métis and Inuit filmmakers from every region of the country, over many decades.

The series continues in the fall on Sept. 21 with Our People Will Be Healed,  which is award-winning director Alexis Obomsawin’s 50th film. Admission is free but donations are welcome, in support of Eden Mills Community Hall.

For information visit and to see the NFB trailer visit

April 13, 2018


Tell Us What You Think

Login to submit a comment

Comments appearing on this website are the opinion of the comment writer and do not represent the opinion of the Wellington Advertiser. Comments that attack other individuals or are offensive, unsubstantiated or otherwise inappropriate will be removed. You must register or log in in order to post a comment. For more information, read our detailed Comment Policy and Guidelines.




Wellington County

Related Stories

  • Carlos del Junco to play Eden Mills fundraiser
  • Author honours legacy of Aboriginal child activist
  • Local engineer honoured by university, peers
  • Celebrating 107 years young
  • Residents still divided on placement of solar panels at community hall
  • Speaker to address sustainability, resilience
  • Slimmon, Fireweed appearing Oct. 22
  • Hopscotch for Hope raises $22,000 for two childrens charities, school
  • Hopscotch 4 Hope: Eden Mills girls attempt world record on Oct. 1
  • Authors gather for Eden Mills Writers Festival
  • Eden Mills Writers Festival Sept. 15 to 18
  • Step Up 4 Change gets $2,000
  • Eden Mills church celebrates 150 years
  • Eden Mills church celebrates 150 years
  • Edgewood Camp ready
  • Recent Eden Mills concert raises $3,200 for Japanese Relief
  • column width padding column width padding column width padding

    The Wellington Advertiser





    Digital Publications


    Twitter Logo

    Free Press News Network Logo