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Women in the shadows

Author: Christine Welsh; Norma Bailey; Signe Johansson; National Film Board of Canada. Studio D.; Direction Films.
Publisher: Montréal : Studio D of the National Film Board of Canada ; Toronto : Direction Films, 1991.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Filmed on location in Saskatchewan from the Qu'Appelle Valley to Hudson Bay, the documentary traces the filmmaker's quest for her Native foremothers in spite of the reluctance to speak about Native roots on the part of her relatives. The film articulates Métis women's experience with racism in both current and historical context, and examines the forces that pushed them into the shadows.
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Named Person: Christine Welsh; Magaret Taylor
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Christine Welsh; Norma Bailey; Signe Johansson; National Film Board of Canada. Studio D.; Direction Films.
OCLC Number: 29978456
Notes: First episode of a two-part series: Keepers of the nation.
Notes on insert of cassette container.
Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
"113C 9191 146."
Credits: Director, Norma Bailey ; producers, Christine Welsh and Signe Johansson ; writer, Christine Welsh.
Performer(s): Narrated by Christine Welsh with Metis historian Emma LaRocque ... [et al.].
Target Audience: General.
Description: 1 videocassette (56 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Other Titles: Keepers of the nation
Responsibility: written and produced by Christine Welsh ; directed by Norma Bailey ; producer for Studio D, Signe Johansson.

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Filmed on location in Saskatchewan from the Qu'Appelle Valley to Hudson Bay, the documentary traces the filmmaker's quest for her Native foremothers in spite of the reluctance to speak about Native roots on the part of her relatives. The film articulates Métis women's experience with racism in both current and historical context, and examines the forces that pushed them into the shadows.

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