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The Lost Children ONF/NFB

Catalogue Number:  NFB544198
Producer:  National Film Board Of Canada
Producers:  Patricia Bergeron, Manon Barbeau, Yves Bisaillon, Ravida Din
Directors:  Dalhya Newashish
Producing Agencies:  Corporation Wapikoni mobile (Ville Saint-Laurent), National Film Board of Canada (Montreal), Office national du film du Canada (Montreal)
Subject:  Canadian Literature, Canadian Social Issues, Documentary, Early Childhood Education, Family Studies/Home Economics, Indigenous Peoples, Social Studies, Special Education
Language:  French
Country Of Origin:  Canada
Copyright Year:  2008
Running Time:  10:53

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Uprooted at age 5 or 6 to study in White schools, the children of the Wemotaci community are now scarred adults trying to recover their Atikamekw identity.

Since 2004, Wapikoni Mobile has been giving young Aboriginals the opportunity to speak out using video and music. This short documentary was made with the guidance of these travelling studios and is part of the 2007 Selection - Wapikoni Mobile DVD.

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