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Sovereign Soil

Sovereign Soil

| 1 h 31 min

Set in the northern wilds surrounding the tiny sub-Arctic town of Dawson City, Yukon, Sovereign Soil is an ode to the beauty of this ferocious, remote land and the wisdom of those who’ve chosen to call it home.

  • writer
    David Curtis
  • director
    David Curtis
  • producer
    Andrew Connors
    Shirley Vercruysse
  • director of photography
    John Price
  • editor
    Graham Withers
  • composer
    Daniel Janke
  • location sound
    Michael Code
  • aerial photography
    Michael Code
  • featuring
    Sylvia Frisch
    Berwyn Larson
    Selwyn Frisch
    Lillia Larson
    Jackie Olson
    Otto Muehlbach
    John Lenart
    Kim Melton
    Josh Moses
    Grant Dowdell
    Gerry Couture
    Jan Couture
    Angie Joseph-Rear
    Paul Derry
    Tiffany Taylor
    Derrick Hastings
  • production manager
    David Curtis
  • additional camera
    David Curtis
    Marty O'Brien
    Patrick McLaughlin
    Andrew Connors
    Neil MacDonald
    Evelyn Pollock
    Mike Code
  • additional location sound
    James Healey
    Daniel Janke
    René-Paul Singh
    Marty O'Brien
    Emile Bouffard
  • additional editing
    David Curtis
    Leah Byrne
    Jessica Hall
  • assistant editor
    Alexandra Knowles
  • data technician
    Alexandra Knowles
    Angela Edmunds
    James Healey
    Evelyn Pollock
  • sound editing
    Stackwall Sound
  • sound design
    Stackwall Sound
  • sound editor
    Jordy Walker
  • post production sound
    Post Modern Sound
  • sound mixer
    Greg Stewart
    Angelo Incoloyannis
  • credit design
    Naomi Mark
  • colourist
    Kipp Lighburn
  • online editor
    Kevin Reid
  • project manager
    Alisa Luke
  • archival technician
    Janice Cliff
  • associate producer
    John Bolton
    Teri Snelgrove
  • transcription
    Alexandra Knowles
    Alicia Bickle
  • transportation
    Jonathan Dowdell
  • catering
    Red Mammoth Café
    Conny Handwerk
    Emile Bouffard
  • legal services
    Heather Watt
  • insurance
    Front Row Insurance
  • accounting
    Numbers Production Services
    Baker Tilly WM LLP
  • line producer
    Jennifer Roworth
  • technical coordinator
    Wes Machnikowski
  • studio administrator
    Carla Jones
  • production coordinator
    Kristyn Stilling
  • marketing manager
    Kay Rondonneau
  • publicist
    Katja De Bock
  • executive producer
    Shirley Vercruysse


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Ages 12 to 18

Mini-Lesson - Sovereign Soil

Diversity - Diversity in Communities
Geography - Environmental Issues
Geography - Territory: Indigenous
Social Studies - Communities in Canada/World

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