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"In addition to a poetic litany of water imagery, [Alanis] Obomsawin touches on her usual preoccupations in the first moments of Is the Crown at War with Us?—the vulnerability and resilience of Native children, the rich and calming natural resources of Native land, the prominence of native women in tribal life."
-- Randolph Lewis

Lewis, Randolph. Alanis Obomsawin: The Vision of a Native Filmmaker. American Indian Lives. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2006. (p. 163)