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The invisible nation [videorecording (DVD)] = Le peuple invisible /cNational Film Board of Canada : a documentary by Richard Desjardins and Robert Monderie.

Loumède, Colette. (Added Author). Desjardins, Richard, 1948- (Added Author). Monderie, Robert, 1948- (Added Author). National Film Board of Canada (Added Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Camosun College Library.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Lansdowne Library E 99 A35 P485 2007 (Text) 26040002890255 Media Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (94 min) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Montréal] : National Film Board of Canada, c2007.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
1. Anishinabe Territory -- 2. The period of contact -- 3. The two 1853 reserves -- 4. Timiskaming: the dismembering -- 5. Your cheating heart : Winneway -- 6. The last nomads : Kitcisakik -- 7. Treaty no. 9 : the Abitibiwinni -- 8. The Invasion -- 9. Taking the children -- 10. The scars -- 11. Young people from Lac Simon -- 12. Specific claims : Kitigan Zibi -- 13. Rapid Lake : the third power.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Research, script & direction, Richard Desjardins, Robert Monderie ; producer, Colette Loumède ; camera, Alain Dupras ; original music, Claude Fradette.
Summary, etc.:
"Richard Desjardins and Robert Monderie ... challenge perceptions by spotlighting the sad reality of the Algonquin of Quebec and [bring] the history of this people to the screen for the first time. The Algonquin once lived in harmony with the vast territory they occupied. This balance was upset when the Europeans arrived in the 16th century. Gradually, their Aboriginal traditions were undermined and their natural resources plundered. Today, barely 9,000 Algonquin are left. They live in about 10 communities, often enduring abject poverty and human rights abuses. These Aboriginals are suffering the threat to their very existence in silence. Richard Desjardins and Robert Monderie have decided to sound the alarm before it's too late"--NFB web site.
Language Note:
English and French versions. Originally in French, English, and Algonquin with subtitles. Closed captioned.
Subject: Algonquian Indians > Quebec (Province) > History.
Algonquian Indians > Quebec (Province) > Social conditions.
Algonquian Indians > Cultural assimilation > Québec (Province)
Indians of North America > Relocation.
Algonquian Indians > Crimes against > Quebec (Province).
Indian reservations > Québec (Province) > History.
Native peoples > Land tenure > Québec (Province).
Indians, Treatment of > Québec (Province).
Internally displaced persons > Civil rights > Quebec (Province)

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