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This is the first film made by an Indian film crew, training under the NFB's Challenge for Change Program. It was shot at Akwesasne (St. Regis Reserve). Two spokesmen explain historical and other aspects of Longhouse religion, culture, and government, which are interwoven. They reflect on the impact of the white man's arrival on the Indian way of life, and on what the future may bring.

1969, 13 min 18 s