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5 Ratings

Our Nationhood

Directed by Alanis Obomsawin
Canada, 2004


A chronicle of the Listuguj Mi’gmaq community in Quebec – a people determined to live off of their traditional lands.

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Our Nationhood Directed by Alanis Obomsawin

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  • msmichel's rating of the film Our Nationhood

    Solid documentary by Obomsawin that this time examines the 1998 barrier blockage by the Mi-gmaq to facilitate discussions with the Quebec government about land ownership and logging rights. More interesting is the films wrap around stories about the 1981 salmon fishing ban and subsequent invasion and the bands' legal reversal and establishment of their own fishing fleet 20 years later. Another peak of the mountain.

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