The Invisible Nation

The Invisible Nation


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Online release: November 30, 2012 The Algonquin once lived in harmony with the vast territory they occupied. This balance was upset when the Europeans arrived in the 16th century. Gradually, their Aboriginal traditions were undermined and their natural resources plundered. Today, barely 9,000 Algonquin are left. They live in about 10 communities, often enduring abject poverty and human rights abuses. These Aboriginal people are suffering the threat to their very existence in silence. Richard Desjardins and Robert Monderie have decided to sound the alarm before it's too late.

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The Invisible Nation, Richard Desjardins & Robert Monderie, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • research
    Richard Desjardins
    Robert Monderie
  • script
    Richard Desjardins
    Robert Monderie
  • direction
    Richard Desjardins
    Robert Monderie
  • camera
    Alain Dupras
  • assistant camera
    Jérémie Monderie-Larouche
  • location sound
    Philippe Scultéty
    Richard Lavoie
    Stéphane Barsalou
  • picture editing
    Dominic Rioual
  • assistant director
    Alain Dupras
  • sound editing
    Francine Poirier
  • dialogue editing
    Nathalie Fleurant
  • original music
    Claude Fradette
  • musician
    Marc-André Larocque
  • participation
    Louisa Papatie
    Nadine Gaudaur
    Randy Polson
    James Morrisson
    Cecile Harbet
    Claire Boucher
    Edouard Boucher
    George E. Chief
    Gloria Nault
    Jimmy Hunter
    Steve Mathias
    Roy Polson
    Edmond Brazeau
    Jimmy Papatie
    Marc Côté
    Anna Mowatt
    Harry McDougall
    Harry Wawatie
    Rose Anna McDougall
    Elisabeth McDougall
    Noé Mitchell
    Jacob Wawatie
    Michel Thusky
    Lylas Polson
    Catherine Anichinapeo
    Adrienne Anichinapeo
    Marianne Cheezo
    Mario Carrière
    Jean-Guy Whiteduck
    Frank Meness
    Jean-Maurice Matchewan
    Simon Brazeau
    Louisa Ratt
    James McGregor
    Melanie-Joy Whiteduck
  • interpreter
    Charlotte McDougall
    Bernadette Papatie
  • translator
    Rose Anna McDougall
    Véronique Thusky
  • still photographer
    Jérémie Monderie-Larouche
  • technical support - editing
    Danielle Raymond
  • online editing
    Denis Gathelier
  • titles
    Gaspard Gaudreau
  • computer graphics
    Céline Dion
    Louise Overy
    Philippe Raymond
  • foley
    Lise Wedlock
  • narration
    Richard Desjardins
  • coach
    Diane Bouchard
  • English translation
    Christine York
  • subtitles
    Christine York
  • narration translator
    Neil Smith
  • narration recording
    Geoffrey Mitchell
  • foley recording
    Daniel Bisson
  • re-recording
    Jean Paul Vialard
  • digitization
    Karinelle Dugas
    Catherine Rouleau
  • visual archives research
    Ginette Beauchemin
  • clearances
    Ginette Beauchemin
  • marketing manager
    François Jacques
  • marketing manager - assistance
    Solen Labrie Trépanier
  • administrator
    Manon Provencher
  • production coordinator
    Nathalie Cloutier
  • administrative assistant
    Dominique Brunet
  • technical coordinator
    Richard Cliche
  • associate producer
    Maryse Chapdelaine
    Christiane Germain
  • executive producer
    Colette Loumède
    Yves Bisaillon
  • producer
    Colette Loumède

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