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Mi’gwidelmag gnitjgamitj

Remembering Our Grandpa
Canada / 2019 / 06:47 / Documentary film
I: English
S: Pueblos Originarios
D: Nation Isaac

Inspired by Incident at Restigouche (Alanis Obomsawin, 1984), Mi´gwidelmag Gnitjgamitj is a short essay film that captures the beautiful but sinister landscapes of Listuguj, Canada. The film focuses on director Nation Isaac’s grandfather’s experience during the 1981 Quebec Provincial Police raid and on her own relationship to his life and legacy. She enjoys following the powwow trail, beadwork, traditional practices, and learning about First Nations issues.


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