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Keepers of the fire

Author: Christine Welsh; Ian Herring; National Film Board of Canada. Studio D.; National Film Board of Canada. Prairie Centre.; Omni Film Productions Ltd.
Publisher: [Montreal] : National Film Board of Canada, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape : National government publication   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Aboriginal women let their hearts speak. Mohawk and Haida, Maliseet and Ojibwe, these are the voices of "warrrior women"--Those who have been on the front lines of some of the most important struggles aboriginal people in Canada have faced in the latter part of the 20th century. Storytellers, dreamers, healers and fighters, they are just some of the women who are keeping the fires of hope and determination burning  Read more...
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Material Type: Government publication, National government publication, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Christine Welsh; Ian Herring; National Film Board of Canada. Studio D.; National Film Board of Canada. Prairie Centre.; Omni Film Productions Ltd.
OCLC Number: 56261493
Notes: Closed captioned for the hearing impaired--Container.
"Produced by Omni Film Productions in co-production with Studio D and Prairie Centre of the National Film Board of Canada."
Credits: Edited by Lara Mazur; director of photography, Philip Earnshaw; original music by Martin Gotfrit; additonal songs by Pura Fe & Soni.
Performer(s): Featuring Shirley Bear, Ellen Gabriel and others.
Description: 1 videocassette (55 min.) : bsd., color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Responsibility: written and directed by Christine Welsh ; produced by Ian Herring, Christine Welsh.

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Aboriginal women let their hearts speak. Mohawk and Haida, Maliseet and Ojibwe, these are the voices of "warrrior women"--Those who have been on the front lines of some of the most important struggles aboriginal people in Canada have faced in the latter part of the 20th century. Storytellers, dreamers, healers and fighters, they are just some of the women who are keeping the fires of hope and determination burning in aboriginal communitieright across this land. With dignity and courage, these women speak their truth. And as long as they speak, the fire will burn.

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