Mi'kmaq Family (Migmaoei Otjiosog)

Mi'kmaq Family (Migmaoei Otjiosog)

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This documentary takes you on a reflective journey into the extended family of Nova Scotia’s Mi'kmaq community. Revisiting her own roots, Mi'kmaq filmmaker and mother Catherine Anne Martin explores how the community is recovering its First Nations values, particularly through the teachings of elders and a collective approach to children-rearing. Mi'kmaq Family is an inspiring resource for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous audiences who are looking for ways to strengthen and explore their own families and traditions.

We hear the Mi'kmaq language spoken and a lullaby is sung by a Mi'kmaq grandmother featured in the film.

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Mi'kmaq Family (Migmaoei Otjiosog), Catherine Anne Martin, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • director
    Catherine Anne Martin
  • narrator
    Catherine Anne Martin
  • producer
    Shelagh Mackenzie
  • executive producer
    Marilyn A. Belec
  • commentary
    Wendy Lill
    Catherine Anne Martin
  • cinematography
    Kent Nason
    Les Krizsan
  • sound
    Arthur McKay
    Jane Porter
  • editing
    Kimberlee McTaggart
  • sound editing
    Jane Porter
    Antonia McGrath
  • re-recording
    Jean-Pierre Joutel
  • None

    Very inspiring and very informative. Thank you.

    None, 7 May 2019

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