Ojigkwanong : encounter with an Algonquin sage /

William Commanda, whose Algonquin name is Ojigkwanong, was born on the Maniwaki reserve in Quebec in 1913. The story of his early life is a familiar one: the loss of Indigenous culture, numbing poverty and escape into alcohol. In 1961 Commanda, then chief of his reserve, was terminally ill. He had a...

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Other Authors: Commanda, William (on-screen participant.), Ouimet, Lucie (Researcher, Screenwriter)
Format: Video
Published: [Montréal, Québec] : [Distributed by] National Film Board of Canada, [2018]
Series:Libres courts : collection des premières œuvres documentaires
Online Access:CONNECT