The Mi’kmaq community reclaiming land and identity | WIDE

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by pmnationtalk on February 27, 2023103 Views

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Off the coast of Quebec, the island of Newfoundland is as isolated as it is icy. But its rich resources of fish attracted Europeans to settle there.

The Mi’kmaq community of Miawpukek was forced away from the coasts where it once resided, and suffered the oppression and erasure of its rites and language for centuries. Today, led by the Chief Misel Joe, the Mi’kmaq fights to preserve its identity.

Documentary: Islanders, Apart Together – Newfoundland: The eagle and the river
Directed by: Alexandre Mostras
Production: WINDS and Ushuaïa TV

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