Tuesday, November 20, 2012

From Anishinaabekwe: Watch trailer for "Water Journey"

By Anishinaabekwe 
Posted on her Anishinaabekwe blog on Nov. 10, 2012
Reprinted with permission.

Keweenaw Bay Indian Community (KBIC) member Terri Denomie, left, joins Josephine Mandamin of Thunder Bay, Ont., during the 2011 Mother Earth Water Walk, on the way to the final destination, Bad River, Wis. (Keweenaw Now file photo © 2011 and courtesy Roxanne Ornelas)

WATER JOURNEY -- a 94-minute documentary about Grandmother Josephine Mandamin, water warrior, will be playing at the 2012 Winnipeg Aboriginal Film Festival Nov. 21-25, 2012. This remarkable story follows one woman's quest to raise awareness about water's fragile existence.

Click here to visit Anishinaabekwe and see the trailer for this film about Josephine's 2011 walk to bring water from the oceans to the Great Lakes.

For more from Urban Rez Productions visit http://urbanrez.ca/ For more water stories visit SAMAQAN: Water Stories' Facebook page:
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Samaqan-Water-Stories/289545764474651.

Keweenaw Now had the honor of meeting Grandmother Josephine Mandamin and hearing her speak to members of the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community (KBIC) when she stopped for a visit in Baraga on June 8, 2011, on her way to the conclusion of the water walk at Bad River, Wis.

Josephine Mandamin of Thunder Bay, Ont., speaks to walkers and visitors during the reception held by Keweenaw Bay Indian Community members on June 8, 2011, at Ojibwa Community College in Baraga, Michigan. (File photo by Keweenaw Now)

Click here to read our Aug. 5, 2011, story, "KBIC welcomes 2011 Mother Earth Water Walk participants."

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