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Daughters of the Country 1

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Two dramatizations of the conditions endured by Canadian Native women. Ikwe: In 1770, a young Ojibway woman is married off to a Scottish fur trader. The union promises prosperity for her tribe, but hardship for Ikwe (57 min.). Mistress Madeleine: In the 1850s, a Métis woman is torn between loyalty to her people and loyalty to her "husband," a Hudson's Bay clerk. Her life is shattered when he returns from England with a legal wife. (57 min. 1 sec.).

1987, 114 min 01 s

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