SAMAQAN: Water Stories (Series 1), Fraser River, Parts 1 & 2
ProducersKristy Assu Jeff Bear Marianne Jones
- Release Date 2010
- Running Time 44 minutes
- Closed Captions Yes
- Availability Canada, USA
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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.
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)
- Haida Gwaii (22 minutes)
- Akwesasne, Parts 1 & 2 (44 minutes)
- Posonut: The Maliseet Basket (22 minutes)
- Sacred Head Waters: Loveman Nole (22 minutes)
- Tetzan Biny: The Disappearance of Fish Lake, Parts 1 & 2 (44 minutes)
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