NEW: Doc Zone series 8th Fire begins Jan. 12 on CBC-TV.

8th Fire, a new programming initiative from CBC, is an extensive look at the state of Canada’s relationship with Aboriginal Peoples. Beginning Jan. 12, a four-part DOC ZONE series will be complemented by an extensive website and in-depth programming, features and stories on CBC Radio One and CBC News.

8TH Fire draws from an Anishinaabe prophecy that declares now is the time for Aboriginal peoples and the settler community to come together and build the ‘8TH Fire’ of justice and harmony.

View here for a Wab Kinew’s look on First Nations Stereotypes in Canada. Kinew is the host of the Doc Zone series 8th Fire, is also a CBC News Winnipeg reporter on CBC Television, and a hip-hop artist, named by the Winnipeg Free Press as one of the top artists to watch from Manitoba.

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