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ôtênaw

Conor McNally / Canada / 2017 / 40 ' / Nêhiyawêwin / S.T. English

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DOXA Documentary Film Festival, 2017

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Drawing on the tradition of oral storytelling, ôtênaw is a philosophical and creative treatment of land rights, territory, history and culture.

Synopsis

ôtênaw is a film documenting the oral storytelling of Dwayne Donald, an educator from Treaty 6, Edmonton, Canada. Drawing from nêhiyawak philosophies, he speaks about the multilayered histories of Indigenous peoples’ presence both within and around amiskwacîwâskahikan, or what has come to be known as the city of Edmonton.

 

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