Waban-Aki - Home Use Only DVD

Obomsawin, Alanis
Grade Levels:
Ten, Eleven, Twelve, Adult Education, College, University
Abenaki, Woodland
Book Type:
National Film Board of Canada

Sale price$25.00


Waban-aki: People from Where the Sun Rises DVD is the recent film by renowned Abenaki filmmaker Alanis Obomsawin about her home community. This personal documentary about the Wabanaki was written, directed and produced by Obomsawin. By seamlessly weaving archival photographs with contemporary interviews of community members, Obomsawin tells the history of the Abenaki from the eighteenth century in eastern North America to their present location in southern Quebec. Their history is one of prosperity, displacement, endurance, and revitalization. Whether it is the role of missionaries or the impact of Bill C-31 the people in this DVD explain with insight and passion about their people's history. Highly recommended.This NFB Home Use Only DVD from GoodMinds.com is only available for sale in Canada. For USA orders contact customerserviceusa@nfb.ca or phone: 1-800-542-2164

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