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The Law Is in the Seed

Directed by Veronika Soul
United States, 1992 (avant-garde, 5 minutes, colour)

Film Description:
"The Law Is in the Seed is a video of a poem by the same name written by Alex Jacobs, a Mohawk Indian poet from Akwesasne (New York State). The poem is about the Native American concept of democracy as contained in the Great Law, an oral document which originated with Deganawida, the Huron co-founder of the Iroquois Confederacy. [...]"
-- Canadian Filmmakers Distribution Centre (source)

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