Stories From the River's Edge

The Fifth Estate

In the ten years before the 2011 airing of Stories From the River's Edge, seven of the Aboriginal students who came to Thunder Bay to complete their high school education in Thunder Bay returned home in coffins. the fifth estate profiles of two Aboriginal students Starleen and Sylvia Meekis, who left their reserve in Deer Lake to attend school, looking at the issues facing these youths, both at home on the reserves and in Thunder Bay. As well as a look at the adults who are trying to help the students of Dennis Franklin Cromarty High School as best they can.

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