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Le chemin de la guérison

2017 1 h 36 min
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Vision d’espoir pour les enfants autochtones

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Le chemin de la guérison


Cinquantième film de la réalisatrice Alanis Obomsawin, Le chemin de la guérison rend compte de l’enrichissement d’une communauté crie du Manitoba grâce à l’éducation. À Norway House, l’école Helen Betty Osborne bénéficie d’un financement dont jouissent peu d’établissements autochtones. L’œuvre transmet un message d’espoir : avec un encadrement scolaire adéquat, intégrant leur histoire, leur langue et leur culture, les jeunes Autochtones peuvent réaliser leurs aspirations.
  • direction
    Alanis Obomsawin
  • script
    Alanis Obomsawin
  • editing
    Alison Burns
  • images
    René Sioui Labelle
    Kent Nason
    Maarten Kroonenburg
    Ben Low
  • drone footage
    Robert Rideout
  • photographs
    Shawn Scribe
    Bruce Folster
    Doug Braden
  • supplementary footage
    Violet Enns
  • location sound
    Glenn Hodgins
    Thierry Morlass-Lurbe
    Gaëlle Komàr
  • production assistant
    Ryan Queskekapow
  • local guide
    John Leo Woolsey
  • original music
    Michel Dubeau
    Lauren Bélec
  • musician
    Michel Dubeau
    Lauren Bélec
  • narration
    Alanis Obomsawin
  • None
    Geoffrey Mitchell
    Mylène Augustin
    Serge Verreault
    Mélanie Bouchard
    Jacques Bertrand Simard
    Pierre Dupont
    Isabelle Painchaud
    Patrick Trahan
    Jolène Lessard
    Dominique Aubry
    Isabelle Limoges
    Camila Blos
  • sound editor
    Don Ayer
    Leopoldo Gutierrez
  • sound editing - assistance
    Éric Marapin
  • research
    Katherine Kasirer
    Alanis Obomsawin
  • Cree translation
    Madeline Gamblin
  • technical coordination
    Jean-François Laprise
    Daniel Lord
    Daniel Claveau
  • technical project coordinator
    Steve Hallé
  • technical coordinator - shooting equipment
    Steve Hallé
  • marketing officer
    François Jacques
  • media relation
    Pat Dillon
  • production coordinator
    Christine Williams
    Mylène Augustin
  • program administrator
    Leslie Anne Poyntz
    Camila Blos
  • producer
    Alanis Obomsawin
  • executive producer
    Annette Clarke
  • executive director
    Michelle van Beusekom

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Ages 14 to 18

A film that could generate research and discussions relating to Indigenous education. How did colonization undermine traditional education for Indigenous Peoples? How can original Indigenous methods of education be restored to produce knowledgeable and contributing citizens that uphold their cultural integrity while coexisting with the general population? What are examples of traditional education and what is its purpose? How can education meet the needs of Indigenous Peoples? Research and explain how Indigenous education pedagogies could benefit all Canadians. How can the attitudes and beliefs of educators and education stakeholders contribute to Indigenous peoples’ sense of self-worth and levels of achievement? What does a successful First Nations community look like and how can it be maintained?

Le chemin de la guérison
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