SAMAQAN: Water Stories (Series 1), Haida Gwaii
ProducersKristy Assu Jeff Bear Marianne Jones
- Release Date 2010
- Running Time 22 minutes
- Closed Captions Yes
- Availability Canada, USA
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Haida Gwaii goes to the northern archipelago on Canada's West Coast where ecology, economy, culture and traditional knowledge all hold value. Subsistence harvesters, biologists and artists talk about the strategy of marine protection and the link between oceans and Haida art and culture.
North America's Indigenous people have always had a sacred relationship with water. This series, SAMAQAN, shares their perspective on a most precious resource -- a resource to be protected, not a commodity to be exploited. Host Severn Cullis Suzuki explores the significance of water for Indigenous people and its interconnection to all life.
Directed by: Marianne Jones
Produced by: Marianne Jones, Kristy Assu, Jeff Bear
Titles included in SAMAQAN: Water Stories (Series 1):
- Water Stories (22 minutes)
- Akwiten (22 minutes)
- Remembering Celilo Falls, Parts 1 & 2 (44 minutes)
- Akwesasne, Parts 1 & 2 (44 minutes)
- Posonut: The Maliseet Basket (22 minutes)
- Sacred Head Waters: Loveman Nole (22 minutes)
- Fraser River, Parts 1 & 2 (44 minutes)
- Tetzan Biny: The Disappearance of Fish Lake, Parts 1 & 2 (44 minutes)
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