Synopsis by Maggie Sadler
In the early 1990s, two prominent Mohawk communities find their land and livelihood in jeopardy from the encroaching force of gentrification. Determined to protect their rights, the Mohawk take a stand against the Quebec government. In an all-out protest that spans nearly eighty days and in defiance of government force, the Mohawk demonstrate the significance of preserving their traditional way of life. Based on true events. Written and directed by debut filmmaker Tracey Deer. Kiawentiio, Violah Beauvais, and Rainbow Dickerson co-star.
burial-ground, demonstration [political], pregnancy, Protestant, sacred-grounds, social-issues