First Contact

First Contact takes a group of six non-Indigenous Canadians with strong opinions on Indigenous people and immerses them into Aboriginal Canada for the first time. The six participants are tested in extraordinary situations, their beliefs are confronted, their emotions pushed to the limit.


Air Date: May 17, 2020 - 45:00
Traveling to northern Saskatchewan, the six travelers face their biggest test yet as they meet with people from communities deeply affected by the death of Colten Boushie.
Air Date: May 10, 2020 - 45:00
The six participants travel south to Thunder Bay, where a number of tragic incidents have exposed racist attitudes towards Indigenous people. Then, a meeting with residential school survivors in southern Ontario shocks the participants.
Air Date: May 03, 2020 - 45:00
he six travelers embark on a life-changing 28-day journey into Indigenous communities across Canada.