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Our Nationhood

Directed by Alanis Obomsawin
Canada, 2003 (documentary, 97 minutes, colour, English)
Also known as "La survie de nos enfants"
Our Nationhood
Photo © National Film Board of Canada
Video (National Film Board of Canada)

Film Description:
"In Our Nationhood, Aboriginal filmmaker and artist Alanis Obomsawin chronicles the determination and tenacity of the Listuguj Mi'gmaq people to use and manage the natural resources of their traditional lands. Our Nationhood provides a contemporary perspective on the Mi'gmaq people's ongoing struggle and ultimate success, culminating in the community receiving an award for Best Managed River from the same government that had denied their traditional rights."
-- National Film Board of Canada (source)

Film Credits (partial):
Written by: Alanis Obomsawin
Produced by: Alanis Obomsawin, Sally Bochner
Narrator: Alanis Obomsawin
Film Editing: Alison Burns
Music: Francis Grandmont
Production Company: National Film Board of Canada / Office national du film du Canada
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