Fraser River, Parts 1 & 2 • SAMAQAN: Water Stories (Series 1)

Fraser River, Parts 1 & 2 • SAMAQAN: Water Stories (Series 1)

Release date:

2010

Running time:

44 minutes

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Available on DVD

Closed Captioned:

Yes

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Part of the SAMAQAN: Water Stories series 1

North America's Indigenous people have always had a sacred relationship with water. This series shows their perspective on a most precious resource–a resource to be protected, not a commodity to be exploited.

Fraser River (Part 1) travels down the longest river in British Columbia, a river that has become a major economic corridor and is shared by a half dozen First Nations. Sto:Lo Chiefs and a Musqueam Elder share their special relationship to this mighty river with some water stories.

Fraser River (Part 2) combines some of the most stunning visual scenery of the lower Fraser River, including water lilies, with a concise narrative in an artistic celebration of this mighty river.

 

Titles included in this series:

Water Stories (24 minutes)
Akwiten (24 minutes)
Remembering Celilo Falls, Parts 1 & 2 (48 minutes)
Haida Gwaii (24 minutes)
Akwesasne, Parts 1 & 2 (48 minutes)
Posonut: The Maliseet Basket (24 minutes)
Sacred Head Waters: Loveman Nole (24 minutes)
Tetzan Biny: The Disappearance of Fish Lake, Parts 1 & 2 (48 minutes)

For more information about the series or series producers visit http://www.urbanrez.ca or http://www.samaqan.ca/

 

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SAMAQAN: Water Stories (Series 2--13 parts)

SAMAQAN: Water Stories (Series 2--13 parts)

North America's Indigenous people have always had a sacred relationship with water. This series shows their perspective on a most precious resource––a resource to be protected, not a commodity to be exploited.

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