Land is the giver of life. We are the land and return to it. We hold the land in trust for our children.
Mohawk – Canada
Louis Diabo battles against the construction of Canada’s St. Lawrence Seaway during the 1950s to save his farm and the Kahnawake Mohawk community.
Cree, Iroquois, Carrier, Métis – Canada
Lelum’ is inspired by the land – our place of dwelling and our home. It conveys the message: as custodians of the land, it is our inherent responsibility to protect and show respect for our lelum’, our home.
Language: English, Hidatsa
Métis, Algonquin – Canada
Nuuca is an evocative meditation on Indigenous women’s integral connection to land and the ways in which the extractive industry’s rape of the earth is directly linked to the violence perpetrated against Indigenous women and girls.
Language: Greenlandic, Danish
Greenlandic (Inuk) – Greenland
Shovelling snow is an everyday task in Nuuk, Greenland. We follow three people with each their issue in this seemingly problem-free task.
THE THREE SISTER’S COMMUNITY GARDEN
Mi’gmaq – Canada
Zachary Greenleaf, a young Mi’gmaq from Gesgapegiag, tries to reintroduce the “Three Sisters’ (the traditional white corn, squash and beans).
Torres Strait Islander – Australia
Set in 2047, with strict population controls in place, heavily pregnant Layla manages to evade authorities but finds herself stranded on a dry salt lake with little water.