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As Long as the Rivers Flow Series

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This series of five videos addresses human rights questions while examining various aspects of the Native struggle for self-determination. Flooding Job's Garden: Fifteen years after the fact, the Quebec government's dream of northern power has become an environmental and cultural nightmare for the Cree of James Bay (59 min. 20 sec.). The Learning Path: Three remarkable educators who are leading young Natives along the path of enlightenment through their own system of formal education (56 min. 50 sec.). Starting Fire with Gunpowder: Through the Inuit Broadcasting Corporation, the Inuit have turned television into an instrument for preserving their language, values and traditions, and a voice with which to address their social and political concerns (56 min. 56 sec.) Tikinagan: To fill a sudden void in child welfare services and provide an alternative to the old, non-Native controlled system, the First Nations people of northwestern Ontario formed Tikinagan Child and Family Services (56 min. 50 sec.). Time Immemorial: The clash of cultures over four generations and the steps that carried the Nisga'a people's land claim case to the Supreme Court of Canada (59 min. 4 sec.).

1993, 287 min 37 s

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