Most widely held works about Norma Bailey
Most widely held works by Norma Bailey
Ikwe ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in Ojibwa and English and held by 93 libraries worldwide
It is 1770 in an isolated Ojibwa village on the shores of a bay in the Northwest. Ikwe, a young Ojibwa girl on the threshold of womanhood, awakens from a terrifying dream. She envisions a strange man whose presence evokes haunting images of sadness and desolation. The arrival of a young Scottish trader transforms her dream into reality.
Painful secrets ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 58 libraries worldwide
A talented artist, unable to express her true feelings, grabs a knife and cuts herself when upset.
Women in the shadows ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
Filmed on location in Saskatchewan from the Qu'Appelle Valley to Hudson Bay, the documentary traces the filmmaker's quest for her Native foremothers in spite of the reluctance to speak about Native roots on the part of her relatives. The film articulates Métis women's experience with racism in both current and historical context, and examines the forces that pushed them into the shadows.
Mistress Madeleine ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1986 and 1996 in English and held by 35 libraries worldwide
A mixed-blood Métis woman appears to be quite happy and content in her common-law marriage to a Hudson's Bay Company clerk in the fur trade era until he deserts her when he realizes that his common-law wife, because of her background, is getting in the way of his advancement with the Company.
Places not our own ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in English and Ojibwa and held by 34 libraries worldwide
Set in 1929, a Métis family struggles to maintain its dignity and spirit against the prejudice they encounter from the townspeople in the prairie town to which they have moved.
The Wake ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1986 and 1994 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
Set in the Canadian West in the 1980's, a Métis woman is in love with a young and well-meaning officer of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. All appears to be going well when, on a dark winter night on a frozen northern lake, something happens that changes both their lives, forever.
Daughters of the country ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
From the historic encounter between Indian and European in the Canadian northwest emerged a mixed-blood nation, the Métis. Here, in a four-part compilation dramatic series that spans two centuries, is their proud story, told from the point of view of courageous Métis women.
The true story of Linda M ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Follows Linda (formerly Tina) and her children, sisters, mother, boyfriends and various extended family members as they move in and out of her life. A portrait of a woman travelling from despair to strength.
Nose and Tina ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1980 and 1993 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Nose and Tina are two people in love. He works as a brakeman, she as a hooker. This film captures the domestic details of their life together, their hassles with the law, work and money. This is an unusual love story.
Bordertown Cafe ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
The story of a mother/daughter relationship set chiefly in a cafe in Manitoba near the U.S. border.
Hazel ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Hazel is an intensely introverted widow who, despite her husband's ghost, acquires job skills and confidence selling to the public with the help of her supervisor, and then takes control of her destiny.
It's hard to get it here ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1984 and 1991 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Documents the lives of three young native people trying to cope with urban life. Bernice is an unemployed single mother; Mousie is intermittently employed, emotionally tied to the Reserve but committed to staying with Emma his wife, their son, and her daughters from a previous marriage. Their experiences in Winnipeg fall into the middle range; there are no happy endings, but no unhappy ones either.
Too late to say goodbye ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
When Jenn Corbin, a suburban wife and mother in an upscale Atlanta suburb, commits suicide, authorities discover a marriage of secrets and betrayal. Suspicion is soon cast on her charming husband, Bart, who authorities discover was involved with another woman who died the exact same way. Then the possible culpability of Jenn's mysterious Internet lover is also called into question adding yet another twist in an already shocking case. Based on Ann Rule's best-selling novel presenting the true story of an outwardly charming couple whose deceit and secret affairs result in fatal consequences.
Cowboys and Indians ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
This drama tells the story behind the shooting of Manitoba Native leader John Joseph Harper by a Winnipeg policeman, and the struggle to uncover the truth about his killing. Harper, whose life was dedicated to defending Native rights, has become a touchstone for relations between Natives and non-Natives in Canada.
Holiday triple feature the Christmas shoes ; The Christmas blessing ; The Christmas hope ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Christmas shoes -- A workaholic attorney crosses paths with a young boy on Christmas Eve and rediscovers the true meaning of love, life, and the holiday season.
La bioéthique, une question de choix. Volume 1 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1987 in French and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Compilation de cinq films illustrant des cas d'éthique (mises en situations, sans réponses), familiers aux praticiens du monde médical et de la santé : LA VIEILLE DAME (15:48 min.) sur l'abandon des personnes âgées. ME STERILISER?...JAMAIS (14:18 min.) sur la stérilisation obligatoire. A FORCE DE MOURIR (17:30 min.) sur l'euthanasie. LA LIGNE BRISEE (25:15 min.) sur la vérité à dire ou à cacher aux malades incurables. QUI DECIDERA? (14:08 min.) sur le diagnostic prénatal.
For those who hunt the wounded down ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
While Jerry Bines tries to forget his past, which involves a homicide that was in self-defense, theft and his alcoholic, abusive father, an escaped killer is coming to town, hunting Bines to settle a dispute. Bines is forced to stop hiding and acknowledge his past as he seeks reconciliation.
Discussions in bioethics. Family tree ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Part of an eight-part series designed to stimulate discussion on values and ethics in relation to modern medical technology. Bonny Wilson, a single mother of three children living on welfare, is pregnant again. This time, however, it is an ectopic pregnancy, and she must be operated on quickly to have the tube removed before it ruptures. Dr. Irons delivered Bonny Wilson's children, and has treated them all on various occasions when they have been abused by their mother. Dr. Irons proposes to tie off Bonny's remaining tube during the operation and so sterilize her, without her knowledge.
Cowboys and indians the killing of JJ Harper ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
This video tells the powerful story behind the 1988 shooting of Manitoba Native leader John Joseph Harper by Winnipeg Police Constable Robert Cross, and the struggle to uncover the truth behind the police cover-up of the facts.
Daughters of the country. 1 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Alberta Bailey, John Baptists--Missions Bioethics Canada Canada--Canadian Northwest Case studies Christmas Christmas films Documentary films Documentary films Drama Drama Feature films Feature films Female friendship Fiction films Film and video adaptations Films for the hearing impaired History Home missions Indians of North America Indians of North America--Social conditions Indians of North America--Urban residence Indian women Informed consent (Medical law) Interracial marriage Lawyers Made-for-TV movies Manitoba Manitoba--Winnipeg Medical ethics Métis Métis--Ethnic identity Métis--Social life and customs Métis women Missouri--Kansas City Mothers and sons Murder Ojibwa Indians Ojibwa women Prairie Provinces Prostitutes Self-mutilation Short films Short stories, Canadian Teenage girls United States Women motion picture producers and directors Women--Psychology