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About the TV Show

8th Fire

indigenous social documentary aboriginal

8th Fire

First Air Date: January 06, 2012

First Aired on    :   2012
Status    :   Ended
Created By    :   Cris Derksen
Networks    :   CBC Television
Genres    :   Documentary,War & Politics,Reality,Talk
Seasons/Episodes    :   4 episodes in 1 Seasons

8th Fire: Aboriginal Peoples, Canada & the Way Forward is a Canadian broadcast documentary series, which aired in 2012. Featuring television, radio and web broadcasting components, the series focused on the changing nature of Canada's relationship with its First Nations communities. The television component aired as a four-part documentary series hosted by Wab Kinew as part of CBC Television's Doc Zone, while radio programming devoted to First Nations themes aired on a variety of CBC Radio series and the web component included content from a variety of contributors, including news coverage by other CBC News reporters and a series of short films by 20 First Nations, Inuit and Métis reporters and filmmakers. The series was a shortlisted nominee for the Donald Brittain Award for Best Social/Political Documentary Program, and for Best Cross-Platform Project, Non-Fiction, at the 2013 Canadian Screen Awards.

8th Fire on IMDb 10


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Season 1 (2012)

4 episodes