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"Alanis Obomsawin has had a long career as singer, writer, and storyteller, promoting the history and culture of her people. [...] After being seen in a television profile, Alanis, she was invited by the National Film Board to act as a consultant and has since divided her time between filmmaking and performing."
-- Jack C. Ellis, Betsy A. Mclane


Source:
Ellis, Jack C., and Betsy A. McLane A New History of Documentary Film. New York: Continuum, 2005. (pp. 276-277)