Let’s break down the new shows heading to APTN TV and APTN Lumi this winter. These shows combine education and entertainment for engaging content.
Treaty Road is a new documentary series lead by Saxon de Cocq and Erin Goodpipe. The pair explore the sites, history and people connected to the signing of the numbered treaties. This series looks at the truth of Canada’s colonisation contrasting the promises made to the realities delivered.
You can watch the premiere of Treaty Road on 5 March 2024 on APTN TV it comes to APTN lumi a day later. The series will be available in English.
Little Bird is a six-part mini-series that explores universal themes of resilience in the face of trauma and loss. Taken from her home on the Long Pine Reserve in Saskatchewan, Bezhig Little Bird is adopted into a Montreal Jewish family at the age of five, becoming Esther Rosenblum. Now in her 20s, Bezhig longs for the family she lost and is willing to sacrifice everything to find them.
Her search lands her in the Canadian Prairies, worlds apart from everything she knows. As she begins to track down her siblings, she unravels the mystery behind her adoption. Discovering the connection between her apprehension and a series of racist government policies now collectively known as the Sixties Scoop. Bezhig’s sense of identity shatters and she is forced to reckon with who she is and who she wants to become.
After much anticipation, APTN brings viewers the French version of this critically acclaimed series on aptn e. The English version was broadcast in October 2023 and both language versions are available for streaming on APTN lumi.
New To APTN Lumi
Cultural Craftsmanship: Moccasins — Season 1
The first of its kind on APTN lumi, this short-form series provides step-by-step instructions for cultural craftsmanship projects and traditional teachings to accompany them. In the first season, host Chantel Morgan walks viewers through how to make their own pair of moccasins.
APTN lumi premiere date: Jan. 8, 2024 (English)
Jason — limited series
Jason follows a young Indigenous man as he moves from the rez to the city and navigates university life, where each choice tests his values, pushes his boundaries and challenges the expectations of his loved ones.
APTN lumi premiere date: Feb. 14, 2024 (English) Viewers can sign up for APTN lumi at www.watchaptnlumi.ca and find APTN’s full TV schedule at