Listen to the Land
2018, 38:58 minutes, Colour, English with English subtitles
Based on their traditional lands with the Naskapi Nation of Kawawachikamach, Listen to the Land places questions of Land, economy, culture and relationships front and center. Elders, language speakers, teachers and children introduce the viewers to the complexities of community life: from open pit mining to the annual goose hunt; from school and church to traditional story and spiritual practices. Acknowledging the caribou as central to their history and contemporary well-being, the people reveal their experiences with the daily contradictions and tensions we all face as we negotiate real and artificial needs in contemporary times. The non-Indigenous filmmaker's reflections on truth "in-the-telling" frame the work. Limits and possibilities of story underlie the images and narration.
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