Song of Eskasoni

Song of Eskasoni

| 28 min

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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  • director
    Brian Guns
  • editing
    Brian Guns
  • producer
    Brian Guns
    Mike Mahoney
  • executive producer
    Marilyn A. Belec
    Carol Moore-Ede
  • cinematography
    Les Krizsan
  • sound
    Jane Porter
    Arthur McKay
  • narrator
    Rita Joe