Our Nationhood
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Our Nationhood
A look into the historical stand-off between the Listuguj M'igmaq First nation and the Quebecois authorities. In 1981, Abenaki filmmaker Alanis Obomsawin documented a fishing-rights standoff between the Listuguj Mi'gmaq people and the Quebec government, which raided their community in Incident at Restigouche. Now, 22 years later, Obomsawin revisits this community as they are once again in a standoff with the Quebec government, this time over access to logging on their ancestral territory. The community is descended upon by the outside media, while tribal members armed with their own… More