Le Peuple Invisible
McGill University (Montreal)
Wednesday March 12, 2008
Screening begins 19h30
Venue: Arts 145
853 Sherbrooke Street West
Once so vast, the land of the Quebec Algonquin has shrunk dramatically. This hard-hitting documentary provides a sympathetic glimpse of a nation of 9,000 people who suffer in silence as the rest of us look the other way.
Research, Script & Direction
The Algonquin of Barriere Lake
directed by Peter Vicaire & others
Details the struggle of Barriere Lake to hold the provincial and federal
governments to a 1991 resource co-management agreement, widely
lauded as a model for protecting indigenous land uses. But the federal
government has done everything in their power to scuttle the agreement.