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Song of Eskasoni - DVD ONF/NFB

Catalogue Number:  NFB522544
Producer:  National Film Board Of Canada
Producers:  Brian Guns, Mike Mahoney, Marilyn A. Belec, Carol Moore-Ede
Directors:  Brian Guns
Producing Agencies:  Morningtide Films (Halifax), National Film Board of Canada (Montreal)
Subject:  Biography, Canadian Literature, Documentary, English, First Nations Studies, Indigenous Peoples, Literature, Women's Studies
Language:  English
Country Of Origin:  Canada
Copyright Year:  1993
Running Time:  28:50
Closed Captions:  Yes

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Eskasoni is the home of celebrated Mi’kmaq poet Rita Joe. This Cape Breton village is enjoying a revival of Indigenous traditions and spirituality which inspires much of Rita Joe's writing. For twenty years her poetry and her presence have touched thousands with dignity. This video is a celebration of the spiritual pride of the Mi’kmaq as embodied in Rita Joe's writings and her life.

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