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: April 16, 2019 - 45:00
Heading south to Calgary, the group hits the front lines to experience life on the streets, and then go north, to an Edmonton prison to learn about life on the inside
Air Date: April 09, 2019 - 45:00
The group arrives in Muskrat Dam, one of several fly-in reserves in Northern Ontario.
Air Date: April 02, 2019 - 44:59
The six travelers begin their journey in heart of Canada; Winnipeg, Manitoba. Here they meet prominent Indigenous activist Michael Redhead Champagne who sheds some light on the journey ahead.