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The People of the Kattawapiskak River

| 50 min

Alanis Obomsawin’s documentary The People of the Kattawapiskak River exposes the housing crisis faced by 1,700 Cree in Northern Ontario, a situation that led Attawapiskat’s band chief, Theresa Spence, to ask the Canadian Red Cross for help. With the Idle No More movement making front page headlines, this film provides background and context for one aspect of the growing crisis.

Learn about the ongoing housing crisis faced by 1,700 Cree in Northern Ontario, a what led Attawapiskat’s band chief, Theresa Spence, to ask the Canadian Red Cross for help.