SAMAQAN: Water Stories (Series 2 x 8 parts)
DirectorsJeff Bear Marianne Jones
ProducersKristy Assu Jeff Bear Marianne Jones
SubjectsEnvironment First Nations Indigenous Science
- Release Date 2011
- Running Time 22 minutes x 8
- Closed Captions Yes
- Availability Canada, USA
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This is the second in a series of documentaries on water featuring the perspective of North America's First Nations people. With a focus on Oil and Water, the programs examine dangers posed by the insatiable energy sector -- the dangers of increased oil tanker traffic for residents of traditional First Nations territories on Canada's west coast and the effects of the 2010 BP massive oil spill on the fishing industry in Louisiana bayous and the Gulf of Mexico. The debate continues to this day in Canada with Enbridge's proposed Northern Gateway Pipeline project.
Titles included in SAMAQAN: Water Stories (Series 2):
- Khalalesla: Ground Zero in the Battle Against Enbridge Northern Gateway (22 minutes)
- Khalalesla: The Wake of the Tankers (22 minutes)
- Letter from Athabasca (22 minutes)
- The Gulf Story, Part 1 (22 minutes)
- The Gulf Story, Part 2 (22 minutes)
- The Gulf Story, Part 3 (22 minutes)
- Wild Rice (22 minutes)
- Ooligan (22 minutes)
SAMAQAN: Water Stories (Series 1)
SAMAQAN: Water Stories (Series 3)
SAMAQAN: Water Stories (Series 4)
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