Tetzan Biny: The Disappearance of Fish Lake, Parts 1 & 2 • SAMAQAN: Water Stories (Series 1)

Tetzan Biny: The Disappearance of Fish Lake, Parts 1 & 2 • SAMAQAN: Water Stories (Series 1)

Release date:

2010

Running time:

44 minutes

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Available on DVD

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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.

Tetzan Biny: The Disappearance of Fish Lake (Part 1) visits one of the last great water systems of the Chilcotin plateau, now threatened by gold and copper mining operations that will destroy the fish population of a vast region.

Tetzan Biny: The Disappearance of Fish Lake (Part 2) is home to the Tsilhqot'in nation. Chief Joe Alphonse shares what is at stake if his people's traditional territory is destroyed and both old- fashioned and modern methods of fishery.

 

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)
Fraser River, 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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