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God Help the Man Who Would Part with His Land

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Mohawk Indians of the St. Regis Reserve near Cornwall, Ontario, contest the land claim of white people to two islands in the St. Lawrence that are being developed for summer cottage sub-division. A film of the dispute is shown to heads of the Indian Affairs Department in Ottawa, and representations are made by the Indians themselves. This film is an example of the use of film in crystallizing issues.

1971, 46 min 49 s