UNAVAILABLE Our Nationhood by Abenaki filmmaker Alanis Obomsawin reexamines the Mi'kmaq of Listuguj and their battle for recognition of their Aboriginal Rights with the Quebec and Canadian governments. The Mi'kmaq of Listuguj (formerly known as Restigouche) is the seventh Mi'kmaq community and the largest Mi'kmaq community in Quebec. The documentary focuses on their 1998 blockade of a provincial road in order to strengthen their negotiating position with the province over logging. The logging issue is deeply-rooted.
UNAVAILABLE Flooding Job's Garden is a 59-minute documentary from the National Film Board of Canada. This is the third video in the As Long As the Rivers Flow Series about First Nations issues in Canada. This series documents the struggle of Aboriginal People in Canada for justice and self-determination. In Flooding Job's Garden, the viewer is taken on a journey to northern Quebec among the various Cree communities as they work to protect their traditional homeland from the devastation of the James Bay hydroelectric project.
William Commanda, whose Algonquin name is Ojigkwanong, was born on the Maniwaki reserve in Quebec in 1913. During an illness in 1961, Commanda received a vision. This vision pictured a circle of nations and his has been dedicated to reconciling differences worldwide. His message of healing and peace is documented in this film. French with English subtitles. Not always stocked; extra delivery time may be necessary.
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UNAVAILABLE Documentary, narrated by Graham Greene, examines the stresses and rewards of working as a police officer serving First Nations communities in Ontario. Through interviews with Native and Non-Native officers, supervisors, and community leaders, this film explores how policing serves as one method of achievement in the larger goal of self-government.