In this short film, a young girl discovers the meaning of community and cultural pride after her mother insists she wave a red flag on her way to school.
Ages 12 to 15
Diversity - Diversity in Communities
History and Citizenship Education - Civil Rights and Freedoms
History and Citizenship Education - Culture and Currents of Thought (1500-present)
Indigenous Studies - Identity/Society
Discuss the significance of the elder giving the flag to the protagonist and encouraging her to wear her pride through this red flag. Identify the visual cues that lead the audience to a conclusion about the overall film narrative. Address if there is a reason why the story is presented as a film without dialogue. How does the filmmaker give emphasis to themes of native pride, resistance, and sovereignty?