|The Grizzlies: is an inspiring true story based on a group of Inuit students in the small Arctic town of Kugluktuk. Suffering from widespread drug use, alcohol abuse, domestic
violence and one of the highest teen suicide rates in the world, this northern community is periled by the legacy of colonialism. The students are naturally skeptical when Russ
Sheppard, yet another ignorant and unprepared white rookie teacher, arrives from the South on a one-year teaching contract.