Water Walk, Part 5 • SAMAQAN: Water Stories (Series 2)

Water Walk, Part 5 • SAMAQAN: Water Stories (Series 2)

Release date:

2011

Running time:

22 minutes

Formats:

Available on DVD

Closed Captioned:

Yes

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Part of the SAMAQAN: Water Stories series 2

This documentary from SAMAQAN: Water Stories, Series Two is one of 13 programs that continues to explore the theme of water from the perspective of North America's Indigenous people. It's the final of five films that trace a spiritual water journey initiated by the determined actions of Josephine Mandamin, an Anishinaabe Elder and healer from Thunder Bay. In 2010, she embarked on a journey of four walks to bring four pails of water from the four oceans that surround North America to Lake Superior for a ceremony to raise awareness about the future of this valuable resource.

The final day of walking brings the four pails of water from the four oceans that surround North America to the Mide School near Bad River, Wisconsin. Local Indigenous people join the water walkers for the ceremonial pouring of water from the four oceans into Lake Superior. This completes their mission to raise consciousness that everyone in the world needs to respect water and work to protect it.

 

Titles included in this series:

Khalalesla: Ground Zero in the Battle Against Enbridge Northern (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)
Water Walk, Part 1 (22 minutes)
Water Walk, Part 2 (22 minutes)
Water Walk, Part 3 (22 minutes)
Water Walk, Part 4 (22 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 1--13 parts)

SAMAQAN: Water Stories (Series 1--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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